854 ABA Journal In-house Counsel articles.
A growing number of companies are replacing the title of general counsel with that of chief legal officer. The move signifies an equal position in the C-suite and greater influence within the organization.
Aug 1, 2018 3:00 AM CDT
The estate of the late recording artist and actor Prince is suing an Englewood, New Jersey-based domain broker for cybersquatting the prince.com website.
Filed last Wednesday in the U.S. District…
Jul 30, 2018 12:45 PM CDT
A former in-house lawyer at Lions Gate Entertainment is talking to the media about allegations of unwanted sexual contact by general counsel Wayne Levin, who resigned last November.
Jul 26, 2018 11:52 AM CDT
I had had great teachers of contracts, but they emphasized theory, not practice. I resolved to prepare law students to tackle the costly, time-consuming problems of contract ambiguities. Many years of practice allowed me to make good on this resolution.
Jul 16, 2018 7:15 AM CDT
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May 17, 2018 3:08 PM CDT
The group general counsel at the pharmaceutical company Novartis, Felix Ehrat, has announced his retirement after acknowledging that the agreement to pay lawyer Michael Cohen $1.2 million for consulting…
May 16, 2018 11:13 AM CDT
In what we are calling the cyber century, the first signs of danger appear on a screen; a hack, a viral video, a tweet. Any of these can be the…
May 8, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Apr 4, 2018 8:30 AM CDTInstitute for the Future of Law Practice, which will place law students in paid internships that will expose them to legal operations principles.
Mar 15, 2018 3:00 PM CDT
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A lawyer who formerly worked for General Electric has been suspended for 60 days for disclosing confidential company information.
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals imposed the suspension on…
Feb 8, 2018 5:00 PM CST
The former general counsel of a Florida company has agreed to disbarment after he was accused of secretly videotaping women showering, using the restroom and changing clothes at the workplace.…
Jan 18, 2018 7:00 AM CST
Microsoft is backing federal legislation preventing mandatory arbitration of sexual harassment claims, while it takes steps to change its own contractual requirements with some employees.
Chief legal officer Brad Smith…
Dec 21, 2017 8:30 AM CST