• Kennedy named acting GC at VA

    The fallout from the Department of Veterans Affairs scandal over long wait times and falsified records has hit its legal department. The VA announced that Principal Deputy General Counsel Tammy Kennedy has been tapped to serve as acting general counsel after Acting Secretary Sloan D. Gibson accepted the resignation of...

  • Cheverine joins Eaton as senior vice president, chief counsel

    In this role, Cheverine will have overall responsibility for legal matters in Eaton’s Industrial Sector

  • Challenges in transitioning from the law firm to the small, privately-held company (Part 1)

    In many ways, the switch from a private civil litigation practice to in-house counsel at a family-owned and family-run company may even be a more drastic change than from a law firm to a large corporation.

  • Senomyx names Lee VP, GC and corporate secretary

    Previously, Lee served as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.

  • 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.

  • Costin to sign off from Pandora

    Delida Costin is stepping down from her position as general counsel at Pandora. Costin will be continuing in her role as general counsel and as an officer of the company until the end of July. After that, she will act in an advisory capacity until the end of September, according...

  • Lawyers given OK to review jurors’ social media sites: ABA

    The ABA has ruled that lawyers are allowed to search a juror’s or potential juror’s public Internet presence, which can include postings by the juror in advance of and during a trial. However, sending “friend” requests, “following” or other such access requests are considered an ethics violation, the ABA said....

  • Bertolini returns to K&L Gates

    Gina Bertolini has joined K&L Gates’ Research Triangle Park office as a partner in the health care practice. An associate with K&L Gates from 2003 to 2009, Bertolini rejoins the firm from the University of Michigan Health System, where she served as associate vice president and deputy general counsel.

  • Coverys names Bagley VP, GC

    Bagley will be responsible for overseeing Coverys’ legal department and advising the company on all corporate legal matters

  • Seeger named general counsel of American Express

    At American Express, Seeger will become the new executive vice president and general counsel and will lead the financial company’s legal, compliance and ethics initiatives, later adding federal and state government affairs duties.

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