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In-House Interrogatory

Asked: Our weekly question to the In-House community

IBM’s general counsel Robert Weber is saying he has a list of 10 law firms and 10 attorneys he refuses to hire as outside counsel. He calls it “The List.”

Weber’s turn-offs include: attorneys who ask executives at the company for legal work; firms that violate professional ethics; and firms who send cold pitch letters when a corporation is sued.

So here’s our question for you:

What are deal-breakers for your legal department when seeking outside counsel?

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