As an army travels on its stomach, so does one legal department with its recipe for engagement

A profile of James Lipscomb, the general counsel of MetLife, ladles out an endearing accomplishment of his department. According to Columbia Law School Mag., Winter 2010 at 63, the department seeks to serve up an “inclusive” office atmosphere. “For instance, the employees initiated ethnic food tastings – an endeavor that has resulted in a law department recipe book.”

Eat your heart out, you other legal departments, and consider this post and its ample portion of engagement food for thought! Those who break bread together work well together (See my post of Aug. 10, 2007: lunch with clients.).

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