Tour of Duty

  • Tour of Duty: Ann D. Davidson, Exelis

    As a global aerospace, defense, information and services company, Exelis Inc. is among the last lines of defense for the country, but in that company's boardroom, a strong general counsel is the last line of defense against unnecessary legal risk.

  • 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...

  • Tour of Duty: Robert E. Bostrom, Abercrombie & Fitch

    The Abercrombie & Fitch brand may be the definition of “cool,” but in January 2014, the company hired a general counsel who is all business.

  • Tour of Duty: Dow Corning GC N. Cornell Boggs, III

    Now the senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of silicon-based manufacturing company Dow Corning, Boggs has developed a wealth of experience running an in-house legal department and helping develop successful in-house counsel.

  • Tour of Duty: Northrop Grumman GC Shelia C. Cheston

    For someone who “would have never believed” that she would be an aerospace and defense lawyer, Shelia C. Cheston has certainly made a successful career in the field.

  • Tour of Duty: Archer Daniels Midland GC D. Cameron Findlay

    In 2013, D. Cameron Findlay was given charge of the legal department at Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), one of the world's largest food processing companies and the current No. 27 on the Fortune 500.

  • Tour of Duty: Susan R. Lichtenstein

    InsideCounsel caught up with Lichtenstein recently to find out how she has maintained success and what she says to young in-house lawyers looking to advance up the ranks.

  • Tour of Duty: Roderick A. Palmore

    Palmore has become a leader in the food industry through his work in house and a leader in the legal industry for his work increasing diversity as a former chair and current director for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.

  • Tour of Duty: ConocoPhillips GC Janet Langford Kelly

    Kelly has worked in a variety of fields in her career, including the retail and food industries, but she says that working at ConocoPhillips has given her some of the greatest challenges — and rewards — of her in-house career.

  • Tour of Duty: Stasia Kelly, U.S. co-managing partner, DLA Piper

    Stasia Kelly may now be the U.S. co-managing partner of DLA Piper, but her general counsel experience has spanned multiple jobs — and industries — for nearly 20 years.

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