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  • 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.

  • Broken bar

    Future lawyers in nearly 20 states are frustrated because of problems with the software that handles digital submissions of the bar exam.

  • 7 legal stories every inside counsel should know right now

    Here are top stories in IP, compliance, litigation and more

  • Pivoting your career back to a law firm

    Most of the time, the next step will be an in-house position elsewhere. But there is a significant uptick in the number of inside counsel who are returning to law firms. And not as the worker bees.

  • Phillips leads Trilantic team in forming Ward Energy Partners

    Vinson & Elkins partner Caroline Blitzer Phillips led the team that advised Trilantic Capital Partners in partnering with Ward Petroleum Corp., to form a new oil and gas exploration and production company, Ward Energy Partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed

  • Target appoints Brian Cornell as new CEO

    For the first time in the company’s history, Target Corporation has appointed an outsider as its CEO. Effective August 12, Brian Cornell , a former PepsiCo Inc. executive will try to turn around Target’s year of lost customer confidence and store traffic.

  • 9 noteworthy in-house career moves

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

  • ABA nominates Brown as first woman of color president

    Paulette Brown, a labor and employment law partner and chief diversity officer with the Morristown, N.J., office of Edwards Wildman Palmer, has been nominated to serve as the American Bar Association’s president-elect for 2014-15. She will become the first woman of color and third African-American to serve as ABA president...

  • 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.

  • Women, Influence & Power in Law roundup

    Women working in the legal force realm have been making a statement since the start of the summernoise recently. Starting off with Laureen Seeger’s appointment as general counsel at American Express, Kristin Coleman and Vivian Yang followed shortly after as the two were named GCs at Sears and RealD, respectively....

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