• Transforming leadership

    Encouraging diversity within a legal team is often not as simple as an assemblage of policies aimed at promoting tolerance in the workplace; it requires vision and strong leadership to bring out the true potential in any team member.

  • Bully pulpit: The GC as public mover and shaker

    If nothing else, a July 20 Times feature on Smith reinforces a constant sub-theme of this column and the insistent message in-house counsel have been hearing for years about the need to expand their professional impact beyond the confines of strictly legal practice.

  • Directions to the general counsel seat (part 2): Four tips at three years to go

    At three years away your substantive legal skills must be superb; your financial and business acumen and problem-solving and collaboration skills are developing; and you have some solid relationships in the C-suite.

  • Global guru

    To better meet the company's increasingly complex legal needs, P&G's legal department has pioneered talent development and business process engineering projects aimed to allow for more holistic legal strategies.

  • Tour of Duty: CVS Caremark GC Thomas M. Moriarty

    Thomas M. Moriarty, the general counsel of retailer and healthcare company CVS Caremark, knows a thing or two about health. But it's not just his role as chief health strategy officer that drives him; it's maintaining the health of the in-house legal department of one of the 50 largest companies...

  • Nicolino joins Bethpage Federal Credit Union as first corporate GC

    A new position for the credit union, Nicolino will focus much of her time on handling the growing government regulation issues in the banking and credit union arenas, working closely with Bethpage and government regulators.

  • Robert E. Bostrom named to NeuLion board

    Robert E. Bostrom, who has extensive experience as an influential lawyer for corporations and government-related agencies, has been named to the board of directors at NeuLion.

  • Barrett named interim GC at Rutgers

    Monica C. Barrett has been appointed interim senior vice president and general counsel of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. She replaces John Farmer, Jr., who completed his temporary tenure as senior vice president and general counsel.

  • 9 noteworthy in-house career moves

    Charting some of the most recent GC and in-house appointments

  • How to leave your position gracefully

    With more employee turnover than ever among in-house counsel — and in the workplace at large — it’s especially timely to consider how to leave your position gracefully.

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