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    Higher Education Atty Rejoins Saul Ewing In Its Del. Office

    Saul Ewing LLP announced Thursday that it has welcomed back an attorney with two decades of litigation and in-house experience, including more than a decade at the University of Delaware.

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    Gibson Dunn Partner To Join Fox News As General Counsel

    Fox News Media announced that a Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP litigation and appellate partner who began her career as a journalist will join the company as its new general counsel.

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    Minority Attorney Group Honors ConEd GC For Advocacy

    The senior vice president and general counsel of Consolidated Edison Inc. is the recipient of the 2024 Charlotte E. Ray Award, which honors trailblazing Black women in the legal field and is named after the first Black woman to graduate from a U.S. law school.

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    Restructured Crypto Miner Rewards CLO With 1M Stock Units

    Months after he guided Core Scientific through Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the cryptocurrency miner has rewarded its chief legal and administrative officer with a new employment agreement featuring a guaranteed $500,000 bonus and a one-time grant of 1 million stock units, vesting over four years.

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    Former Dentons Litigator Returns To Practice Indigenous Law

    A former litigator at global law firm Dentons has returned to practice in its Montreal office following five years working as an in-house counsel at electrical utility Hydro-Quebec, saying he will focus on energy, natural resources, mining and Indigenous law matters.

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    Lyft's GC-Turned-President To Depart Next Month

    Lyft's longtime general counsel, who rose from one of its first employees to be its president — and is credited with being a "driving force" behind the growth of both the company and the transportation network industry — plans to step down from her leadership position at the ride-hailing business in August.

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    Nixon Peabody Adds Veteran GC With IP, Korean Biz Focus

    The longtime general counsel of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency's Los Angeles office has joined Nixon Peabody LLP, continuing the firm's recent growth of its intellectual property team on the West Coast.

  • Hilary Lane

    Holland & Knight Media, Privacy Atty Joins Ballard Spahr

    A former Holland & Knight LLP litigator and onetime NBCUniversal chief privacy officer is bringing her diverse practice spanning data privacy and media law to Ballard Spahr LLP's New York office, the firm announced Wednesday.

  • Cullen And Dykman Grows Higher Ed Team With University GC

    An experienced in-house counsel for a private university in upstate New York has joined Cullen and Dykman LLP as a partner in the firm's higher education practice group, based in the firm's Albany office.

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    Vroom Compliance Chief To Replace Outgoing CLO

    Texas-based Vroom Inc.'s chief legal officer will leave the former used car company in late August, with its chief compliance officer set to succeed her, according to a Wednesday U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

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    State Bank Supervisors' GC On Regulation 'Push And Pull'

    Margaret Liu, general counsel for the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, spoke to Law360 Real Estate Authority about navigating the balance between federal and state financial agencies, sharing information with the Federal Housing Finance Agency and what a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision means for state financial regulators.

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    Ex-Boeing VP Joins Perkins Coie As Litigation Partner

    Perkins Coie LLP has hired a corporate executive from The Boeing Co. as a partner in its Seattle office to focus on critical litigation and arbitration, the firm announced Tuesday.

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    Dentons Brings On Former Big 4 Exec As New Global CEO

    Global law firm Dentons, which has made a name for itself by aggressive growth through combinations, has tapped a new global chief executive officer with leadership experience at accounting giant EY, the firm's first change at the top in over a decade.

  • JetBlue Upgrades Former Deputy To General Counsel Seat

    JetBlue Airways Corp. announced Tuesday that it has tapped a former member of its legal leadership team as the company's next general counsel and corporate secretary.

  • DC Circ. Says Atty's Bias Suit Didn't Merit Pro Se Leniency

    A trial court wasn't required to be more forgiving of extraneous filings in a Black attorney's suit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs because she's representing herself, the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday, backing the agency's win over her claims that she was fired for complaining about bias.

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    Mining Exec With GC Experience Named Idaho Copper's CEO

    An experienced mining executive, who previously served as general counsel for multiple companies, has been appointed chief executive officer of Idaho Copper Corporation, according to the company.

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    Brownstein Hyatt Leads In Second-Quarter Lobbying Revenue

    Washington, D.C., lobbying shops report being as busy as ever as this fall's elections approach, with Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP again posting the highest quarterly revenue.

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    Papa John's CLO Gets Retention Award After Execs Exit

    Pizza chain Papa John's has given its legal chief a $1.3 million retention award following the departures of the company's chief executive officer and chief operating officer for international earlier this year.

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    Ford Foundation President To Step Down In 2025

    Former corporate attorney and longtime Ford Foundation President Darren Walker will step down from the role by the end of next year, according to a recent announcement.

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    Legal Ops Teams Feel Friction With In-House Legal Leaders

    Legal technology helps drive innovation and efficiency across the corporate law department, but many legal ops professionals often clash with in-house legal teams, according to survey results released Tuesday.

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    Phillips Lytle Grows In NY With 3 Corporate, Litigation Attys

    Phillips Lytle LLP has expanded its corporate and litigation offerings in New York with the addition of three attorneys, including one from Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC and another from HSBC Bank.

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    Holland & Knight Brings On Former Verily In-House Attorney

    Holland & Knight LLP announced Monday that it has added to its public policy and regulation group an attorney who previously led the product and corporate counsel legal teams and was interim chief privacy officer at Verily, a health research company within Google's parent, Alphabet Inc.

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    PharmaEssentia USA Taps Seasoned Atty To Lead Legal

    PharmaEssentia USA Corp., a subsidiary of a global drug company based in Taiwan, has named what appears to be its third legal chief since November.

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    Greyhound Lines' Parent Co. Hires New General Counsel

    The parent company of bus service provider Greyhound on Monday named a seasoned in-house attorney to start next month as its new general counsel.

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    Insurance Legislative Organization's GC To Take Over As CEO

    The National Council of Insurance Legislators' general counsel will take over as the legislative organization's CEO when its outgoing leader retires in December, a recent announcement said.

Expert Analysis

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    My Nonpracticing Law Job: Career And Wellness Coach Author Photo

    Tara Rhoades at The Sanity Plea shares how she went from BigLaw partner to legal industry career and wellness coach, and explains how attorneys can use their capabilities, knowledge and professional networks to pursue coaching themselves, or bring refreshed meaning and purpose to their current roles.

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    Talking Mental Health: Tackling Stress As A Practice Leader Author Photo

    Constance Rhebergen at Bracewell discusses how she handles the stress of being a practice chair, how sources of stress have changed in the legal industry over the past decade and what law firms can do to protect attorney mental health.

  • Making Legal Cents: Engaging A Remote, Evolving Workforce Author Photo

    In the face of a dispersed and changing workforce with Generation Z entering the scene, law firms should consider some practical strategies to revitalize their cultures, provide meaningful mentorship and safeguard their knowledge bases, says Shireen Hilal at Maior Strategic Consulting.

  • How Firms Can Effectively Evaluate Their Summer Associates Author Photo

    One of the most effective ways firms can ensure their summer associate programs are a success is by engaging in a timely and meaningful evaluation process and being intentional about when, how and by whom feedback should be provided, say Caroline Cimei and Erica Fine at Shutts & Bowen.

  • Series

    Talking Mental Health: Life As A Lawyer With OCD Author Photo

    Kelly Hughes at Ogletree discusses what she’s learned in the 14 years since she was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, recounting how the experience shaped her law practice, what the legal industry and general public get wrong about the disorder, and how law firms can better support employees who have OCD.

  • 3 Innovative Ways AI May Be Used In Legal Practice
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    Artificial intelligence tools will increasingly be used by outside counsel to better predict the outcomes of litigation — thus informing legal strategy with greater precision — and by clients to scrutinize invoices and evaluate counsel’s performance, says Ronald Levine at Herrick Feinstein.

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    My Nonpracticing Law Job: Librarian Author Photo

    Lisa A. Goodman at Texas A&M University shares how she went from a BigLaw associate who liked to hang out in the firm's law library to director of a law library herself in just over a decade, and provides considerations for anyone interested in pursuing a law librarian career.

  • Legal Briefs Can Benefit From Cleaned Up Case Citations Author Photo

    Federal courts have recently been changing the way they quote decisions to omit insignificant details and string cites, and lawyers should consider adopting this practice to enhance the readability of their briefs — as long as accuracy stays top of mind, says Diana Simon at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.

  • 5 Best Practices For Firms Designing DEI Programs Author Photo

    Nikki Lewis Simon, chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer at Greenberg Traurig, discusses best practices — and some pitfalls to avoid — for law firms looking to build programs aimed at driving inclusion in the workplace.

  • Former Minn. Chief Justice Instructs On Writing Better Briefs Author Photo

    Former Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Gildea, now at Greenberg Traurig, offers strategies on writing more effective appellate briefs from her time on the bench.

  • Ask A Mentor: How Do I Juggle Billables And Other Activities? Author Photo

    While involvement in internal firm initiatives can be rewarding both personally and professionally, associates' billable time requirements don’t leave much room for other work, meaning they must develop strategies to ensure they’re meeting all of their commitments while remaining balanced, says Melanie Webber at Fisher Phillips.

  • Making Legal Cents: How To Adapt As Clients Tighten Budgets Author Photo

    Amid a dip in corporate legal spending and client pushback on bills, Shireen Hilal at Maior Consultants highlights specific in-house counsel frustrations and explains how firms can provide customized legal advice with costs that are supported by undeniable value.

  • Spartan Arbitration Tactics Against Well-Funded Opponents Author Photo

    Like the ancient Spartans who held off a numerically superior Persian army at the Battle of Thermopylae, trial attorneys and clients faced with arbitration against an opponent with a bigger war chest can take a strategic approach to create a pass to victory, say Kostas Katsiris and Benjamin Argyle at Venable.

  • General Counsel And Legal Ops Must Work Together Author Photo

    It is critical for general counsel to ensure that a legal operations leader is viewed not only as a peer, but as a strategic leader for the organization, and there are several actionable ways general counsel can not only become more involved, but help champion legal operations teams and set them up for success, says Mary O'Carroll at Ironclad.

  • How Generative AI's Growing Memory Affects Lawyers Author Photo

    A new ChatGPT feature that can remember user information across different conversations has broad implications for attorneys, whose most pressing questions for the AI tool are usually based on specific, and large, datasets, says legal tech adviser Eric Wall.



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