Why Startups Hire Their Own Lawyers | TechCrunch More than avoiding trouble, some GCs see their understanding of public rules and perceptions as an opportunity to lead. One GC explained that he filters his own legal advice through the lens of the customer: “If you’re reading [the customer] correctly,” and you have an internal reputation
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Are you a Student Innovator with a Big Idea? Or do you want to work with other Pitt Student Innovators? If so, you should enter Pitt’s Big Idea Contest, which will award $100,000 in prizes to Pitt students just like you! In Pitt’s Big Idea Contest, student teams present their entrepreneurial ideas to a panel
How new tech can help lawyers rethink their jobs in the big data age The legal profession has undergone a lot of unpleasant changes since the Great Recession struck in 2008. New data-analysis technologies and a new approach to thinking about data could help firms operate leaner, meaner and better.
The Vision The world is moving too fast for “yeah but” lawyers in a “why not” world. We have to incubate the next generation of lawyers to think like the entrepreneurs with whom they must work. We must train lawyers to become innovators and entrepreneurs in their own right.
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About Stephanie Dangel, the IPI’s Executive Director.