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Practical Law

Practical legal know-how for lawyers

Practical Law for Government Legal Departments

Get the legal know-how that gives government attorneys a better starting point. Our expert team of attorney-editors creates and maintains thousands of practical resources so you don't have to.

  • Increase efficiency: Practical Law's know-how saves you time, so you can create better first drafts quickly.
  • Keep up with developments: You are asked to be an expert in many practice areas. Practical Law resources ensure you are well-versed on legal and regulatory trends.
  • Spend time on what matters most: With a head start from Practical Law, you can respond to inquiries faster, with work product that reflects current legal practices.
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Practice Areas

Practical Law offers expert guidance for all these practice areas:

  • Antitrust
  • Arbitration: International
  • Bankruptcy
  • Capital Markets & Securities
  • Commercial*
  • Corporate and M&A*
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Finance
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Labor & Employment*
  • Litigation: Federal*
  • Real Estate*
  • Tax

*State-specific content also available for these practice areas.

How You Can Use
Practical Law

  • Handle more work in-house, reducing dependency on outside counsel while ensuring you deliver the best legal work product to your internal partners.
  • Enable new team members to hit the ground running, by leveraging Practical Law resources as a virtual training program.
  • Review and compare state laws across multiple practice areas. See how other states are handling issues you might be working on.
  • Stop reinventing the wheel. Our drafting notes and model documents include practical drafting tips and negotiation guidance.

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State Q&A Tool for Faster State Research

Analyze a specific state's law on a variety of topics, or create custom reports comparing multiple states.

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Practical Law Webinars

View our free on-demand and live webinars to gain expert insight on key legal topics and earn CLE credit.

Tasha Hutchins
"When I practiced, there was nothing more frustrating than constantly reinventing the wheel.
Even though the law firms I worked for had forms databases, they did not have alternative drafting options or analysis of why certain provisions were significant.
Practical Law fills that gap, providing high-quality precedents with in-depth drafting notes, enabling lawyers to be more efficient."

Tasha Hutchins
Editor, Practical Law
Corporate and Securities

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