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  • Asian-American Lawyer Confab to Discuss Progress and Challenges

    One of the biggest challenges is being able to overcome and change stereotypes others may have about Asian American attorneys so that an individual's true knowledge, skills and abilities can be utilized,” says attorney Randy Figueroa.

  • New edition on careers of women attorneys profiles multiple challenges

    Ten years ago, attorney Phyllis Horn Epstein wrote the first edition of “Women-at-Law.” Now, the American Bar Association has released “Women-at-Law: Lessons Learned Along the Pathways to Success, Second Edition”, an update to the first book.

  • Global law firm Baker Botts to strengthen its presence in California

    Leading International law firm Baker Botts L.L.P will now have a footprint in the city by the bay. The firm announced it’s opening a new office in San Francisco, which will further enhance its capabilities and practice areas, along with meeting increased client demand. The new office marks the second...

  • Comcast Cable promotes Lynn Charytan to EVP and general counsel

    Lynn Charytan was promoted this week to executive vice president and general counsel for Comcast Cable. She fills the shoes of outgoing Comcast Cable General Counsel Doug Gaston, who will retire after serving in his role since 2004.

  • How to develop your BYOD program for a global workforce

    The panel featured: Nancy Delogu, shareholder at Littler Mendelson; Wendy Fischman, partner, Potomac Law Group, PLLC; Julianne Sobral, vice president of operations and technology, Council on Foundations; and Christine Kurek, sr. director, employment and benefits counsel, Activision Blizzard, Inc.

  • Almost no progress for women in equity partner positions in U.S. since 2006

    A NAWL study found that there is a huge stagnation in the promotion of women to equity partner in the U.S.

  • Protecting your data in unlikely places

    The panel featured: Kristy Brown, partner at Alston & Bird; Devika Kornbacher, partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP; Cheryl Call, deputy general counsel, Blackbaud, Inc.; and Estela M. Valdez, vice president and general counsel, Browz.

  • Tips for managing a small legal department

    The panel featured Nadia Dombrowski, senior vice president and general counsel, ICR LLC; Delphine Adam, senior director and associate general counsel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel; Aretae Wyler, general counsel and director of corporate operations, Atlantic Media Company; and Jodi Golinksy, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary, FS Card Inc.

  • 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....

  • Why workplace flexibility is good for legal departments

    The panel featured: Laura Cox Kaplan, principal-in-charge of government, regulatory affairs and public policy at PwC; Maria Pasquale, senior vice president legal and deputy general counsel, Celgene; Jane Imperatore, partner, VLP Law Group; and Susan Smith Blakely, author of “Best Friends at the Bar.”

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