communication with represented party

Most lawyers have a general understanding of the “no-contact rule”  — namely that under state versions of Model Rule 4.2, with a few exceptions, you can’t communicate directly on the subject of the representation with someone you know is represented by counsel.  But where does in-house counsel fit in?  Is in-house counsel “fair game”

iStock_000003390628_SmallHere is the second in our series of interviews with general counsel from a variety of organizations, who share their lessons from the trenches.  You can read the first installment here.

Deal documentation quandary

What should general counsel do when a manager by-passes the legal department in negotiating transaction terms with another party —