2018-2019 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 09, 2023  
2018-2019 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 724 - Practicing Law In-House (2 or 3)


This course provides an overview of the body of law and practical concerns associated with the in-house counsel. Concentrating on the differences between in-house attorneys and outside attorneys, the course will address topics such as the following: identifying the   client   for in-house counsel representing different private, public, and governmental entities; evaluating the attorney-client privilege and how it affects daily practice; identifying, assessing, and mitigating risk; managing regulatory compliance; managing litigation from the client’s perspective; handling governmental investigations; and protecting yourself from personal civil or criminal liability. The course has no prereqs, but students may find the Professional Responsibility’ helpful. The course will briefly touch on employment law, advertising, intellectual property, and corporate law.



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