Careers

  • Getting your mojo back—or moving on

    Hopefully, this column is not necessary for you at this time. But we all hit walls on occasion, and if you know someone who is unhappy in his or her career, I encourage you to share this advice.

  • Lessons in leadership

    The panel featured: Maureen Brundage, executive vice president, general counsel and chief ethics officer, The Chubb Corporation; Vanessa Soman, general counsel, TheStreet, Inc.; Betty Temple, chair elect, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP; and Ann K. Armstrong, vice president and associate general counsel, legal and policy group, the Intel Corporation....

  • Adviser and chief

    The panel featured: Meredith Ritchie, vice president, general counsel and chief ethics officer for Alliant Credit Union; Laura Alemzadeh, general counsel of Natural Foods Market; Jill Rusk, senior director at Huron Consulting Group; and Karen Hough, founder and CEO of ImprovEdge.

  • The need for networks

    The final panel of the day featured Megan Belcher, vice president and chief counsel, employment law and compliance, ConAgra Foods, Inc.; Dana Emery, senior assistant general counsel, General Dynamics; and Michelle Trumpower, vice president and deputy general counsel, global commercial law - Industrial Segment, Ingersoll Rand Company.

  • How to build credibility in your business network

    The panel, “Building credibility within your network,” featured: Kimberly Chainey, ‎associate general counsel & legal lead LAC/APAC, Avis Budget Group; Laurey Harris, senior director, Huron Legal; and Stacey Slaugher, partner, Robins Kaplan LLP.

  • Five practical tips on how to network

    The opening panel, “Successful Women in Law Acknowledging the Networks that Got Them There,” featured Deborah Ben-Canaan, legal recruiting partner of Major, Lindsey & Africa; Rebecca Bortolotti, vice president and chief technology counsel at ConAgra Foods; and Amanda Wait, partner at Hunton & Williams.

  • Ohio law firm names CEO

    Day Ketterer is one of Ohio’s historic law firms. Founded in 1872, the firm continues to evolve and recently made news by appointing a chief executive officer – Jennifer Novotny – to equip the firm to handle the operational challenges of the 21st century.

  • Ballard Spahr adds accomplished non-profit attorney Kendis Muscheid

    Leading non-profit attorney Kendis Muscheid has joined Ballard Spahr as a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office. Muscheid focuses on the representation of non-profit and tax-exempt organizations, charitable trusts, and issues relating to Arizona taxation.

  • The family office: An alternative capital solution

    There are many circumstances that lead an owner to decide it is time to sell or bring a capital partner into the business. A retiring owner may not have a willing successor or the younger generation may want to grow the business but lack sufficient capital to take it to...

  • Morrison & Foerster bolsters its real estate group with five new additions

    The new members to the group all head to California’s Los Angeles and Palo Alto firms

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