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  • 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....

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  • Adviser and chief

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