In-House

  • HSBC Names Citigroup Attorney As GC For US

    HSBC has announced internally that it has hired Curtis Tao, a former deputy general counsel at Citigroup, as its new general counsel for the US.

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    Zevra Brings On New CLO, People Executive

    Rare disease therapeutics company Zevra Therapeutics Inc. has named a former chief legal officer at Lyell Immunopharma its new CLO and a former chief people officer at Scipher Medicine to a similar job at Zevra, turning to experienced leaders to lead the Celebration, Florida-based company.

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    Most New Attys Don't See 'Flashy Lawyer Salary'

    While some new attorneys earn top dollar right out of their Juris Doctor program, that isn't actually the norm, according to a new study from Georgetown University, which found that when factoring in student loan debt, the median earnings for all law graduates land at just $72,000 four years after graduation.

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    Uniti Telecom Pro Jumps To Troutman Pepper In DC

    A former deputy general counsel at communications infrastructure-focused real estate investment trust Uniti Group Inc. is moving to Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP in Washington, bringing with him his multiple decades of governmental and regulatory experience.

  • As Law Firms Raise Fees, GCs Keep More Work In-House

    Buffeted by higher law firm fees, general counsel are continuing a three-year trend of moving more legal work in-house, according to a new legal department survey.

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    Baker Donelson, Tractor Supply Bring Legal Ed. To Tenn. HS

    Knowing many teenagers only interact with the law through the criminal justice system, Baker Donelson and Tractor Supply Co. attorneys have partnered with the nonprofit Street Law to bring a taste of the legal profession to diverse students in metropolitan Nashville, Tennessee, one of many such programs Street Law has established throughout the country.

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    Government Vet Joins Blank Rome's Lobbying Firm In DC

    Blank Rome LLP's lobbying unit hired an experienced public policy advocate with over 25 years of experience working in the federal government as a new principal based in Washington.

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    Noodles & Co. GC Announces Departure After 13 Years

    Denver-based Noodles & Co. announced in a recent U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing that its general counsel will leave the company in early July after nearly 13 years serving in different executive roles.

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    Why Ferring's CLO Is Wary Of Firms That Are Slow To Change

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals' chief legal officer wants to help change the legal profession. He regularly speaks with law firm senior partners to encourage them to change the business model and adapt — or risk falling behind the people and businesses already experimenting with AI and other innovative technologies.

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    Crypto ATM Co. Coinme Taps MoneyGram Atty As Legal Head

    Crypto exchange and kiosk operator Coinme has brought on the former general counsel at payments firm MoneyGram to head its legal and compliance departments, the firm said on Wednesday.

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    GM Gears Up For Legal Dept. Changes With New Top Lawyer

    General Motors said late Tuesday it had recruited a former in-house counsel at Boeing to be its next top lawyer, who will begin the job when the company's longtime legal chief takes a job in GM's driverless car unit next month.

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    Kroger Using Annual Meeting To Stress Value Of Merger

    As grocery chain The Kroger Co. prepares to defend its proposed merger with Albertsons Cos. later this summer, it's using its virtual annual meeting on Thursday to trumpet its value to shareholders, to communities and to workers.

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    Ex-DOJ Cybercrime Atty Joins Expert Witness Firm As GC

    Expert witness search and placement firm ExpertConnect Litigation Support announced that the former cybercrime chief at the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Virginia joined as its managing director and general counsel.

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    Approach The Bench: Judge Nazarian Touts Mentorship

    Judge Douglas Nazarian of the Appellate Court of Maryland has given a lot of thought to clerkships since he took the bench more than 11 years ago.

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    Ascot Group Announces Legal Team Appointments

    Insurance company Ascot Group has announced that a pair of experienced in-house attorneys have been appointed as general counsel and general counsel of its United States operations.

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    AST SpaceMobile Adds Financial Chief To CLO's Duties

    Texas-based telecommunications company AST SpaceMobile Inc. has made changes to its executive leadership team, including adding the company's chief financial officer duties to its top attorney.

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    Longtime Pediatrix Atty Joins Envision Healthcare As GC

    The longtime top attorney for Pediatrix Medical Group Inc. has joined Nashville, Tennessee-based national medical group Envision Healthcare as its new general counsel.

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    More Law Schools Boosting AI In Curricula

    Law schools are increasingly incorporating artificial intelligence into their curricula, including dedicated AI courses and opportunities for students to use AI tools, signaling a trend that the technology is becoming essential for future lawyers, according to results from an American Bar Association survey released Monday.

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    Albertsons GC's Compensation Topped $4.7M In First Year

    Albertsons Cos. Inc.'s general counsel earned roughly $4.7 million during his first year in the role, mostly due to stock awards, a public filing says.

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    Ousted Paramount GC Gets Over $6M In Severance

    When Christa D'Alimonte leaves Paramount Global Inc. as its general counsel Friday amid a major cost-cutting initiative, she will take a severance package worth about $6 million, plus various medical and other benefits, recent security filings showed.

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    Kansas State GC To Join Fordham University In August

    The vice president of legal affairs and general counsel at Kansas State University will begin working at Fordham University as vice president and general counsel in mid-August, Kansas State announced Friday.

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    Packers' Board Appoints GC As Team's CEO, Chair

    The Green Bay Packers on Monday named the franchise's general counsel as its next chair, president and CEO, effective next summer.

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    The Most Surprising Aspect For GCs So Far In 2024? AI

    This month, Law360 Pulse asked general counsel what has surprised them so far in 2024. Artificial intelligence was front of mind for many attorneys heading into the year, with the technology's rapid growth and expanding influence forming a common thread among the responses.

  • Legal Ops Co. Ruli Emerges From Stealth Mode With $2.2M

    A new legal operations platform unveiled on Monday what it touts as the ultimate artificial intelligence tool for in-house legal teams and announced a $2.2 million pre-seed round.

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    Biz Leaders, Attys Worry AI Regs Are Insufficient, Create Risk

    Most corporate executives and top lawyers are concerned that current regulations on generative artificial intelligence are inadequate and leave them exposed to risk, according to a new report by Berkeley Research Group LLC.

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Expert Analysis

  • Ditch The Frills And Start Writing Legal Letters In Plain English Author Photo

    To become more effective advocates, lawyers need to rethink the ridiculous, convoluted language they use in correspondence and write letters in a clear, concise and direct manner, says legal writing instructor Stuart Teicher.

  • Series

    Ask A Mentor: How Can I Negotiate My Separation Agreement? Author Photo

    Kate Reder Sheikh at Major Lindsey discusses how a law firm associate can navigate being laid off, what to look for in a separation agreement and why to be upfront about it with prospective employers.

  • DoNotPay Cases Underscore Hurdles For AI-Fueled Legal Help Author Photo

    Recent legal challenges against DoNotPay’s "robot lawyer” application highlight pressing questions about the degree to which artificial intelligence can be used for legal tasks while remaining on the right side of both consumer protection laws and prohibitions against the unauthorized practice of law, says Kristen Niven at Frankfurt Kurnit.

  • For The Future Of Legal Practice, Let's Learn From The Past Author Photo

    At some level, every practicing lawyer is experiencing the ever-increasing speed of change — and while some practice management processes have gotten more efficient, other things about the legal profession were better before supposed improvements were made, says Jay Silberblatt, president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

  • Why All Law Firms Should Foster Psychological Capital Author Photo

    Law firms will be able to reap great long-term benefits if they adopt strategies to nurture four critical components of their employees' psychological wellness and performance — hope, efficacy, resilience and optimism, says Dennis Stolle at the American Psychological Association.

  • A GC's Guide To Litigation, Inspired By Sun Tzu's 'Art Of War' Author Photo

    With caseloads and spending increasing, in-house counsel might find themselves called to opine on the risks and benefits of litigation more often, and they should look at five Sun Tzu maxims from the ancient Chinese classic "The Art of War" to inform their approach to any suit, says Jeff Golimowski at Womble Bond.

  • ChatGPT Is A Cool Trick, But AI Won't Replace Lawyers Author Photo

    Generative AI applications like ChatGPT are unlikely to ever replace attorneys for a variety of practical reasons — but given their practice-enhancing capabilities, lawyers who fail to leverage these tools may be rendered obsolete, says Eran Kahana at Maslon.

  • Pro Bono Work Is Valuable In IP And Continued Learning Author Photo

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's recent elimination of a rule that partially counted pro bono work toward continuing legal education highlights the importance of volunteer work in intellectual property practice and its ties to CLE, and puts a valuable tool for hands-on attorney education in the hands of the states, say Lisa Holubar and Ariel Katz at Irwin.

  • Increasing Public Access To Legal Services: A Practical Plan Author Photo

    Recommendations recently issued by a special committee of the Florida Bar represent a realistic, pragmatic approach to increasing the accessibility and affordability of legal services, at a time when the disconnect between the legal profession and the public at large has widened considerably, says Gary Lesser, president of the Florida Bar.

  • Priorities For Improving The Legal Industry In Texas Author Photo

    To assist Texas lawyers in effectively executing their duties, we should be working on succession planning, attorney wellness, and increasing understanding of the grievance system by both bar members and the public, says Laura Gibson, president of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Leading Your Law Firm's Creation Of A New Practice Group Author Photo

    Marjorie Peerce and Peter Jaslow at Ballard Spahr discuss the challenges of building a new law firm practice group from the ground up, and how sustained commitment, communication and collaboration are the key ingredients for success.

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    Ask A Mentor: How Do I Relay Shortcomings To Associates? Author Photo

    Michael Cohen at Duane Morris discusses the best ways to articulate how an associate is not meeting expectations, and why documentation of performance management is crucial for their growth and protecting the firm from discrimination suits.

  • 10 Principles For Effective Partner Reward Systems Author Photo

    Several forces are reshaping partners’ expectations about profit-sharing, and as compensation structures evolve in response, firms should keep certain fundamentals in mind to build a successful partner reward system, say Michael Roch at MHPR Advisors and Ray D'Cruz at Performance Leader.

  • Why Interdisciplinarity Is Key To Designing The Future Of Law Author Photo

    The legal profession faces challenges that urgently demand new solutions, and lawyers and firms can address this by leaning on other industries that have more experience practicing, teaching and incorporating innovation into their core business and service models, says Jennifer Leonard at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Incorporating ADA Guidance Into Lawyer Wellness Movement Author Photo

    The Americans with Disabilities Act and rules of professional conduct may help the legal profession promote lawyer well-being by focusing on mental conditions' actual impact, rather than on associated stereotypes, says Alex Long at the University of Tennessee College of Law.

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