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Peter Mullison

Great post. Before starting my own practice, I had the fortune of serving as in-house counsel. One of the important lessons I learned was how to come up with solutions that got staff where they wanted to go. Sometimes, of course, I had to tell them they couldn't do something, which made me immensely unpopular. Other times, I worked with them to tweak their ideas so they didn't expose the company to huge liability. People never like being told they can't do something.

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Mark Merenda

I think there is a fourth reason: unresponsiveness. That is, not returning emails or phone calls in a timely manner, or at all.

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