In-House Bar-Tender

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Although Thomas Lalla has been general counsel of Pernod Ricard USA for 17 years, it wouldn't be accurate to say he's had the same job that whole time. The company--which fosters brands such as Jameson, Kahl??a, Glenlivet and Perrier-Jou?<

Accordingly, its legal department has grown to comprise 21 lawyers, a drastic change for a department that during his first 10 years consisted solely of Lalla.

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