895 ABA Journal In-house Counsel articles.
Not much has changed in the three years since the New York State Bar Association released a landmark report highlighting the scarcity of female attorneys in lead roles in court cases in the state, according to a new study published Thursday.
May 29, 2020 1:20 PM CDT
Missouri is first state to sue China over COVID-19
The state of Missouri has filed a lawsuit against China that contends that its government covered up knowledge of COVID-19 and…
Apr 22, 2020 4:18 PM CDT
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting corporate earnings and the compensation of top corporate executives—including some general counsels.
Apr 8, 2020 3:35 PM CDT
Amazon GC badmouthed protest organizer in leaked notes
Amazon general counsel David Zapolsky badmouthed fired warehouse employee and protest organizer Christian Smalls, according to internal notes of a meeting leaked…
Apr 7, 2020 4:52 PM CDT
General counsels are overloaded with COVID-19 emails and webinar invites
Corporate clients are inundated with emails and webinar invitations from law firms offering information on the novel coronavirus, according to…
Mar 26, 2020 4:36 PM CDT
As general counsel at Checkr, one of the most interesting challenges I face is staying on top of the ever-changing laws and regulations in the background check industry and…
Mar 5, 2020 1:30 PM CST
Top legal officers from 50 major corporations sent a letter Monday requesting more rigorous scrutiny of expert testimony by the federal court system.
Mar 3, 2020 2:36 PM CST
On Friday at the ABA Techshow 2020, Mary Shen O’Carroll of Google said the legal industry finally seems to be moving closer to where she’s always been. “This is an industry that’s been stuck in time for a long time,” she said.
Feb 28, 2020 5:06 PM CST
On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspended a prosecutor in the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case and reprimanded the former general counsel of Pennsylvania State University, where Sandusky had worked as an assistant football coach.
Feb 21, 2020 10:30 AM CST
The former general counsel for a W.R. Berkley Corp. subsidiary claims that the real reason the company fired him in June 2018 was because of his age.
Feb 4, 2020 4:50 PM CST
The chief legal officer of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, who recently came under fire for his relationships with women who worked at the company, announced Friday that he will retire at the end of the month.
Jan 13, 2020 9:39 AM CST
Some corporate counsel are failing to embrace the most effective measures to mitigate litigation risk, despite an increase in the percentage of companies anticipating an uptick in disputes, according to a survey by Norton Rose Fulbright.
Dec 13, 2019 11:19 AM CST
Many lawyers, accountants and business consultants advise closely held and family businesses. A critical time for these counselors occurs when the founder and sole owner starts to consider the role…
Nov 26, 2019 10:22 AM CST
Fears of a recession may be the reason why corporate legal departments are showing caution in spending, according to a survey of chief legal officers by the consulting firm Altman Weil.
Nov 13, 2019 4:58 PM CST
An assistant general counsel for the University of North Texas submitted her resignation Friday after an outcry over her use of a racial epithet at an event to discuss hate speech.
Nov 11, 2019 11:26 AM CST
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