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Can You Keep Your Job?

When a company is sold, it often means in-house counsel will work right up until the bitter end, until the keys change hands, and then they walk back to their offices to start packing their desks. While sometimes this is ...

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Call To Action Text

(Below is the Call To Action written by Roderick Palmore, general counsel of Sara Lee, and circulated to general counsel at Fortune 500 companies, along with his cover letter. The letter was edited for length and clarity, while the Call ...

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Clarke Speaks At Recent NELF Meeting

Richard Clarke, former special assistant to the President for global affairs, recently spoke at a meeting of the New England Legal Foundation on the topic of cyber-security and what corporate lawyers can do to help their companies reduce the threat, ...

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ACC Northeast Chapter Offering Mediation Training

The Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel is offering an eight-hour mediation and conciliation training program in connection with its mediation/conciliation program at the Dedham, Mass. and Woburn, Mass. District Courts. Four separate two-hour training sessions are scheduled ...

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Securities Litigation Cases At Record High

The number of securities litigation cases nearly doubled in the third quarter of 2003 compared to the same period during the previous year and remains well above historical averages, according PricewaterhouseCoopers. The 69 cases marked the highest total for a ...

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Maine Firm Expands To Boston

The Portland, Maine-based law firm of Verill & Dana is set to expand to Boston with the opening of its newest office in September. The Boston office will be the firm’s sixth, with five existing locations in Portland, Augusta, and ...

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