850 ABA Journal In-house Counsel articles.
The anonymous author of the Patent Troll Tracker blog has revealed that he is Richard Frenkel, an intellectual property lawyer who is a director in Cisco Systems’ IP group.
Feb 26, 2008 12:23 PM CST
Chief legal officers and general counsel in legal departments of more than 25 lawyers made a median of $645,000 in total cash compensation in 2007, according to a survey by…
Feb 26, 2008 11:54 AM CST
Countrywide Financial Corp. general counsel Sandor Samuels has his work cut out for him.
Samuels also serves as Countrywide’s litigation chief and “he’s facing huge lawsuits on all fronts” arising…
Feb 22, 2008 12:21 PM CST
An unnamed source who reportedly was among those adversely affected says perhaps 17 in-house legal staff are included in Home Depot’s layoff of 500 corporate employees late last month.
Feb 21, 2008 8:39 PM CST
A hedge fund has filed a lawsuit claiming that a $10 million bonus awarded to the general counsel of Transmeta Corp. is “outrageous, illegal and unconscionable.”
The stockholder’s derivative suit…
Feb 12, 2008 11:45 AM CST
When Ryan Swift got a job as a gofer, making sure the coffee machine was filled and fetching sandwiches for lawyers at Holland & Knight in Atlanta, his mother told…
Feb 11, 2008 10:35 PM CST
Sallie Mae’s general counsel Robert Lavet resigned at the end of January, in advance of two investor lawsuits against the student lender.
Lavet told Corporate Counsel he…
Feb 7, 2008 3:04 PM CST
Many in-house counsel are ill-prepared to deal with e-discovery, but it’s not for lack of companies willing to help.
E-discovery vendors crowded the exhibition floor at LegalTech New York this…
Feb 6, 2008 2:38 PM CST
The former general counsel of semiconductor maker Amkor Technology Inc. faces up to five years in prison when he is sentenced Jan. 28 for insider trading.
At one time, Kevin…
Jan 8, 2008 1:19 PM CST
The nation’s top general counsel have poured more money into the campaign coffers of Barack Obama than any other candidate.
Corporate Counsel’s analysis of Election Commission records…
Jan 7, 2008 12:13 PM CST
Latest chapter in corporate fraud probe has SEC going after general counsel
Jan 1, 2008 7:58 PM CST
Jan 1, 2008 4:53 PM CST
Washington D.C.’s top lawyer resigned Monday, reportedly amid growing frustration that the mayor was leaving key legal decisions to his general counsel.
D.C. Attorney General Linda Singer, who was spearheading…
Dec 17, 2007 7:45 PM CST
New breed of firms provides lower-cost, high-skill help
Dec 1, 2007 5:14 PM CST
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is changing the face of its legal representation, axing its longtime but controversial law firm and replacing it with an in-house counsel.
Nov 30, 2007 10:11 PM CST