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  • Poised for prominence

    With the help of executive recruitment firms BarkerGilmore; Major, Lindsey & Africa; Heidrick & Struggles and Evers Legal, we compiled this year's list of 100 women poised to assume the position of GC in the next three years.

  • Directions to the GC seat: Establishing GPS coordinates for the emerging leader

    Most people no longer take a road trip without a GPS. Why would a trip to the GC chair need any less guidance? This article addresses the starting coordinates—the “emerging leader,” at about five years away.

  • Ruth Uselton named to ‘Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40’ list

    Certain lawyers have made names for themselves in this burgeoning field, none the least of which is Ruth S. Uselton, an associate in Ballard Spahr’s Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office.

  • Legal late bloomers

    While youth and energy may be an asset to such students, there are some advantages to entering the legal profession later in life, not the least of which is perspective, patience, and the advantage of hindsight.

  • Rising Star: Theresa Trzaskoma, Brune & Richard

    Theresa Trzaskoma didn’t have a lifelong plan to become a lawyer. But as someone who is willing to take professional risks and who likes to win, she eventually became a successful litigator at Brune & Richard, where she represents clients in a wide variety of civil and white-collar criminal matters.

  • Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society launches World Intermediary Liability Map

    On July 7, Stanford law school’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS) launched its new online resource named World Intermediary Liability Map, also known as WILMap. According to WILMap, its mission is to provide a way to inform the public on the frequently evolving regulation affecting freedom of expression and...

  • Viewing IP as a supply chain

    Companies that review, assess and optimize at their entire IP supply chain can gain significant competitive advantage and enhance corporate value because they can put into place action plans to address any delays or inefficiencies found in their current process.

  • 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.

  • E-discovery market set to double by 2018

    Solutions from companies like Exterro are bolstering the changing legal landscape that is adjusting to new technological needs.

  • Probate Court next forum for fight over ownership of Los Angeles Clippers

    If she gains control of the family trust, Shelly Sterling would have to act in the best interest of all the beneficiaries of the trust, including Donald Sterling, and the selling price of the LA Clippers would need to be fair market value or above.

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