Brown_DavidNEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In The House, the fastest growing private network for in-house counsel, continues to enhance benefits for in-house counsel around the world with the appointment of veteran legal journalist David L. Brown as Chief Content Officer. In this role, David will be responsible for setting the overall editorial direction for In The House, as well as engaging members about the issues that are most important to them, and developing content to help members get the most from their careers.

David is an award-winning editor, content strategist and writer with leadership experience driving digital and cultural transformation in the legal affairs/publishing arena. Most recently, David was Vice President and Editor in Chief at ALM Media. As a member of the company’s senior management team, he managed an award-winning 200-person editorial team located in offices around the globe. Prior to that, David was Editor in Chief at The National Law Journal and Legal Times. He also served as Executive Editor of the American Lawyer where he managed day-to-day newsroom operations for American Lawyer Media’s flagship magazine, web site and print/digital supplements. David received his M.A. in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois, and a B.S. in Mass Communications/History from Illinois State University.

“As the roles and responsibilities of in-house counsel have evolved significantly in the last five years, In The House strives to meet the changing needs of our members. David’s unparalleled editorial experience in legal media will enable us to provide enhanced content and resources to support our members’ efforts to advance their careers,” says Chris Colvin, founder of In The House.

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to bring in-house counsel greater value for their In The House membership through practical content that will help them grow in their roles and expand their professional networks,” says Brown.

In The House continues to add enhancements to its member offerings, including the upcoming release of a private, online community exclusively for in-house legal professionals. This forum will enable In The House members to freely exchange ideas, best practices and conduct career-focused discussions in a confidential and secure environment. In The House also holds in-person monthly networking events focused on skill development, career advancement and current in-house trends to aid members in building strong and enriching professional networks.

About In The House

With more than 23,000 individual members reaching over 85% of Fortune 500 legal departments, In The House is the fastest growing private network for in-house counsel. In The House is an exclusive community for in-house legal professionals, founded by visionary Chris Colvin in 2011. After many years as a practicing attorney, Chris founded In The House after observing first-hand that in-house counsel were often isolated from their in-house peers at other companies. Chris believed in-house counsel would benefit from a forum that would make it easier for them to connect, network, and share best practices with their peers. Today, In The House provides its members with career development tools, law department best practices and the opportunity to develop strategic relationships with other in-house counsel.

In The House recently assembled a world-class advisory board of Fortune 500 GCs and other in-house thought leaders and a professional management team with over 100 years of leadership experience in the fields of legal media, technology, and events.

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