Deadline Extended: NYLJ In-House Legal Departments of the Year – New York News

Deadline Extended: NYLJ In-House Legal Departments of the Year – New York News

This contest recognizes outstanding work performed by general counsel and in-house legal departments over the past year, specifically how a corporate counsel’s office, regardless of its size, came up with innovative programs, used ingenuity to solve problems or surmounted a scarcity of resources and still delivered high quality client service.

Deadline extended: June 30


Write an essay of no more than 1,000 words detailing one or more of the following:

• Significant litigation activities in the last year, including pretrial achievements, trial victories, arbitrations and settlements; unique strategies for multiple litigation matters, out-of-the-ordinary non-litigation matters in the last year, such as working on a major M&A transaction or responding to a government investigation and unique strategies for routine non-litigation matters

• Excellence in outside counsel management, such as how outside counsel are chosen and/or unique fee arrangements

• How does the department encourage and reward diversity both among in-house staff and outside counsel.

• Defined routes for the advancement of in-house lawyers.

• Any formal pro bono programs or significant pro bono or community service projects over the past year

• Innovative compliance programs or creatively communicated compliance information

All submissions should be in an attached Word of PDF document via email to

If you have any questions, please contact Pearl Wu

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