In-House Counsel Saw More Work, Pay In 2011, ACC Reports

Law360, New York (March 30, 2012, 7:13 PM EDT) -- Corporations’ use of in-house counsel, as well as the salaries they pay those attorneys, have steadily increased over the past five years as a partial result of recent nationwide economic setbacks, the Association of Corporate Counsel said in a report Thursday.

The ACC said its 2011 census report found that with fewer in-house counsel seeking outside assistance in areas ranging from tax issues to mergers and acquisitions, a power shift is beginning to emerge from major law firms to in-house legal counsel.

The 2011 census survey was compiled from...
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