In-House

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    FCC Bans Junk Robocalls Using AI-Cloned Voices

    The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday banned unwanted robocalls using cloned voices developed with artificial intelligence.

  • Coupang Says Ex-Atty's Suit Doesn't Work Outside US

    South Korean e-commerce giant Coupang said a former in-house compliance attorney's case against it for firing him after he reported it for allegedly doing business with the Iranian government should be thrown out because he was working outside the U.S. for a foreign company when he made his whistleblowing complaint.

  • SEC Inks Deal To End Oppenheimer Muni Bond Disclosure Case

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has reached a settlement with Oppenheimer & Co., putting to rest a suit that was one of the commission's first-ever enforcement actions accusing underwriters of skirting municipal bond disclosure requirements, according to a letter filed Wednesday.

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    Snap GC's Compensation More Than Doubled In 2023

    Snap Inc. paid its general counsel close to $9.4 million in 2023 — nearly $5 million more than in the previous year — according to a securities filing this week.

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    Exelon Taps Former In-House Atty To Head Human Resources

    Exelon is bringing a former in-house attorney back into the fold as its new chief human resources officer, a little more than two years after the experienced counsel moved to subsidiary Baltimore Gas & Electric.

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    Troutman Pepper Atty Goes In-House As Kafene's GC

    Kafene, a fintech platform that offers lease-to-own options to consumers, on Tuesday announced that it has hired a Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP attorney and in-house legal veteran as its general counsel.

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    Orrick Adds Ex-Greenberg Traurig Energy Pro In Chicago

    A former Greenberg Traurig LLP shareholder has reunited with her mentor after jumping to Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP's energy and infrastructure team in Chicago.

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    Shipping Co. Appoints Top Atty As Interim CEO After Merger

    Asset-light transportation services company Forward Air Corp. on Wednesday appointed its chief legal officer to serve as interim CEO amid an executive suite shakeup following its acquisition of Omni Logistics LLC.

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    Adams And Reese To Launch Aviation And Aerospace Group

    Adams and Reese LLP is launching an aviation and aerospace practice with two former Jenner & Block LLP attorneys joining as its co-leaders, both of whom previously held top positions with Boeing and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.

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    This Former GC Went From The Super Bowl To The C-Suite

    Two of Blake Moore's fondest memories involve teamwork — playing pro football for the Cincinnati Bengals in the 1982 Super Bowl, and helping put together a billion-dollar deal for his company after years as its general counsel.

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    Dentons Adds Ex-Hospitality Company Atty From Frost Brown

    Dentons has hired as a partner for its Louisville, Kentucky, office a former in-house attorney at Schulte Hospitality Group who also previously spent two stints at national firm Frost Brown Todd LLP.

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    Carlton Fields Adds Lincoln Financial Counsel As ERISA Atty

    Carlton Fields has hired an assistant vice president and senior counsel from Lincoln Financial, who joins the firm's national financial services regulatory practice as a shareholder in Washington, D.C., the firm announced Tuesday.

  • Berkeley Law Says Antisemitism Suit Should Be Tossed

    The University of California, Berkeley School of Law pushed back this week against a Jewish advocacy organization's accusations that the school has fostered an antisemitic culture that has led to harassment of Jews on campus, arguing that the lawsuit should be dismissed since the university is acting under long-established constitutional principles that require it to protect student speech it does not necessarily endorse.

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    Data Privacy Co. TrustArc Names GC, Chief Privacy Officer

    Data privacy platform TrustArc says it has brought on a new general counsel and chief privacy officer alongside another executive appointment and amid record revenue.

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    Kellogg Foundation Names Ballard Spahr Atty As GC

    A former Ballard Spahr LLP attorney who led groups at the law firm, including one focused on environmental, social and governance issues, has transitioned in-house as general counsel at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

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    Revlon Adds Former Toys R Us, Hudson's Bay Atty As GC

    Cosmetics and personal care company Revlon announced Tuesday that the former general counsel at retailer Hudson's Bay Co. and Toys R Us was named its new head lawyer in response to his predecessor's planned departure at the end of the month.

  • Black Atty Hits DC Judge With Race Bias, Retaliation Suit

    A Black attorney for the District of Columbia was yelled at and demeaned by the administrative law judge she worked for after she complained the judge was hostile to Black staffers, according to a suit filed in D.C. federal court.

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    Digital Privacy Vet Named GC At Security Platform Deepwatch

    Deepwatch said on Tuesday that it had brought on a new general counsel with a deep background in the cybersecurity industry nearly a year after it raised $180 million in investment funding.

  • ABA Prez Nominee Wants Organization To Lead On Diversity

    The American Bar Association's Nominating Committee on Monday named solo practitioner Michelle Behnke of Madison, Wisconsin, as its nominee to serve as president for the 2025-2026 term.

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    ABA Passes Historic Law School Free Speech Proposal

    The American Bar Association's policymaking body on Monday adopted a proposal to require ABA-approved law schools to have free speech policies, the first resolution of its kind, along with a slate of other new regulations.

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    Women Say Events Like Legalweek Marred By Harassment

    A group of women who attended ALM's Legalweek conference last week have alleged that they experienced sexual harassment and assault while at a conference, leading more women to share that they have had similar experiences at other legal events.

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    Rape Questions Could Be Next Focus Of Bar App Reforms

    New Jersey will change its character and fitness questionnaire to ask less invasive questions of sexual assault survivors, after a Law360 inquiry about the form. With nearly every state asking would-be lawyers questions that could dredge up sexual traumas, some attorneys are calling for other states to follow New Jersey's lead.

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    Musk Pay Ruling Highlights Missteps By Tesla GC, Board

    When a Delaware chancellor rescinded Tesla CEO Elon Musk's $56 billion pay package last week, her opinion cited a "deeply flawed" compensation process, marred by apparent conflicts of interest, and led by a former general counsel so beholden to Musk that the lawyer cried during his testimony.

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    Smithfield Foods Taps Ex-Michaels, Wrigley Compliance Head

    Smithfield Foods Inc. said Monday it has recruited an in-house lawyer who has worked at high-profile brands such as Michaels Stores, Chiquita and Wrigley to serve as chief ethics and compliance officer.

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    ​​​​​​​Prefab Home Co. Cavco Adds Hagerty Atty As GC

    Manufactured housing company Cavco has named a deputy general counsel for auto insurer Hagerty as its new top attorney and compliance chief, as the construction industry considers how to deal with increased costs related to new energy conservation standards.

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Expert Analysis

  • Opinion

    CLE Accreditation Should Be Tied To Learning Outcomes Author Photo

    Given the substantial time and money lawyers put toward mandatory continuing legal education, CLE regulators and providers should be held to accreditation standards that assess learning outcomes, similar to those imposed on law schools and continuing medical education providers, says Rima Sirota at Georgetown Law.

  • Why You Should Leverage AI For Privilege Review Author Photo

    While many lawyers still believe that a manual, document-by-document review is the best approach to privilege logging, certain artificial intelligence tools can bolster the traditional review process and make this aspect of electronic document review more efficient, more accurate and less costly, say Laura Riff and Michelle Six at Kirkland.

  • Persuading The Court With Visual Aids In Written Argument Author Photo

    Robert Dubose at Alexander Dubose describes several categories of visuals attorneys can use to make written arguments easier to understand or more persuasive, and provides tips for lawyers unused to working with anything but text.

  • BigLaw Vs. Mid-Law Summer Programs: The Pros And Cons Author Photo

    There are major differences between BigLaw and Mid-Law summer associate programs, and each approach can learn something from the other in terms of structure and scheduling, the on-the-job learning opportunities provided, and the social experiences offered, says Anna Tison at Brooks Pierce.

  • Series

    Ask A Mentor: How Do I Take Time Off? Author Photo

    David Kouba at Arnold & Porter discusses how attorneys can prioritize mental health leave and vacation despite work-related barriers to taking time off.

  • Law Firms Must Prioritize Mental Health In Internal Comms Author Photo

    The traditional structure of law firms, with their compartmentalization into silos, is an inherent challenge to mental wellness, so partners and senior lawyers should take steps to construct and disseminate internal action plans and encourage open dialogue, says Elizabeth Ortega at ECO Strategic Communications.

  • Our Current Approach To Trial Advocacy Training Is Lacking Author Photo

    The key to trial advocacy is persuasion, but current training programs focus almost entirely on technique, making it imperative that lawyers are taught to be effective storytellers and to connect with their audiences, says Chris Arledge at Ellis George.

  • How Women In Law Can Advance Toward Leadership Roles Author Photo

    Female attorneys in leadership roles inspire other women to pursue similar opportunities in a male-dominated field, and for those who aspire to lead, prioritizing collaboration, inclusivity and integrity is key, says Kim Yelkin at Foley & Lardner.

  • The Case That Took Me From Prosecutor To Defense Attorney Author Photo

    Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Penza, now at Wilkinson Stekloff, recalls the challenges of her first case as a civil defense attorney — a multibillion-dollar multidistrict class action against Allergan — and the lessons she learned about building rapport in the courtroom and with co-counsel.

  • The Importance Of Legal Macroeconomics Education For Attys Author Photo

    Most legal professionals lack understanding of the macroeconomic trends unique to the legal industry, like the rising cost of law school and legal services, which contributes to an unfair and inaccessible justice system, so law school courses and continuing legal education requirements in this area are essential, says Bob Glaves at the Chicago Bar Foundation.

  • What ABA Student Well-Being Standards Mean For Law Firms Author Photo

    While the American Bar Association's recent amendments to its law school accreditation standards around student well-being could have gone further, legal industry employers have much to learn from the ABA's move and the well-being movement that continues to gain traction in law schools, says David Jaffe at the American University Washington College of Law.

  • Series

    Ask A Mentor: How Do I Build Rapport In New In-House Role? Author Photo

    Tim Parilla at LinkSquares explains how new in-house lawyers can start developing relationships with colleagues both within and outside their legal departments in order to expand their networks, build their brands and carve their paths to leadership positions.

  • What Attys Should Consider Before Taking On Pro Bono Work
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    Piper Hoffman and Will Lowrey at Animal Outlook lay out suggestions for attorneys to maximize the value of their pro bono efforts, from crafting engagement letters to balancing workloads — and they explain how these principles can foster a more rewarding engagement for both lawyers and nonprofits.

  • Opinion

    NY Bar Admission Criminal History Query Is Unjust, Illegal Author Photo

    New York should revise Question 26 on its bar admission application, because requiring students to disclose any prior interaction with the criminal justice system disproportionately affects people of color, who have a history of being overpoliced — and it violates several state laws, says Andrew Brown, president of the New York State Bar Association.

  • 7 Ways Attys Can Improve Their LinkedIn Summaries Author Photo

    Lawyers can use LinkedIn to strengthen their thought leadership position, generate new business, explore career opportunities, and better position themselves and their firms in search results by writing a well-composed, optimized summary that demonstrates their knowledge and experience, says Guy Alvarez at Good2bSocial.

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