In-House and Corporate Counseling

This course considers the unique challenges faced by in-house counsel and also explores specific corporate matters that in-house counsel are increasingly becoming involved in.

In-House and Corporate Counseling

In-House and Corporate Counseling

The prevalence and prominence of in-house corporate counsel has grown considerably over the past several years. This course will consider the unique challenges faced by in-house counsel, which can come in the form of the application of law, ethical considerations, a varied work environment, as well as often conflicting client expectations. The course will also explore specific corporate matters that in-house counsel are increasingly becoming involved in such as internal investigations, corporate governance, crisis management, enterprise risk management, and doing business internationally. Also addressed will be key substantive areas, such as contracts and transactions, intellectual property, and employment.

This upper level practice-oriented course is focused on issues and scenarios faced by in-house counsel. The course work and readings will focus on applying the law and practical aspect of in-house practice.

Recommended for the following Professional Pathways: Government/Public Sector; Labor and Employment; Corporate Transactions and Governance; Financial Services and Compliance; Health Care Management and Compliance; International Business; Labor and Employment (Corporate Perspective); Real Estate and Land Use; Tax; IP/Copyright and Trademark; Media, Entertainment, Sports, Fashion; Tech/Privacy

2 Credits


Business and Financial Services

Intellectual Property and Privacy

Government and Public Interest Law

General Practice / Chart Your Path





Graduation Requirements