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Reporting In

This is a busy issue containing lots of informative content for our readers. We have a report on oral arguments in pending U.S. Supreme Court cases of interest to in-house counsel. We have a report on notable jury verdicts from ...

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Newsmakers

New Associations Gerald M. Haines II recently joined Verenium Corporation in Cambridge, Mass. as executive vice president and chief legal officer. Verenium develops and markets cellulosic ethanol, an environmentally-friendly and renewable transportation fuel, as well as high-performance specialty enzymes for ...

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Honoring the best

Last April at our inaugural In-House Leaders in the Law event, we honored 15 corporate counsel who demonstrated exemplary leadership skills – both on the job and in their communities. In-house lawyers in the region, joined by outside counsel from ...

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Newsmakers

New Associations Kenneth L. Allen has been appointed vice president and general counsel at Boston Bread, a franchise of Panera Bread. Ronald J. Ciardiello has joined the legal search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa as managing director in the Boston ...

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Blind shoppers can pursue class action

Blind shoppers can pursue an Americans with Disabilities Act class action against Target based on the inaccessibility of its website, a U.S. District Court judge in California recently ruled in National Federation of the Blind v. Target Corp. (No. 06-1802). ...

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Case Law For In-House Counsel

Below are summaries of important opinions affecting in-house attorneys issued by the 1st and 2nd Circuit from mid-September 2007 through early November 2007. Readers can access the full text of the opinions at www.newengland inhouse.com. 1st Circuit Administrative Liquefied natural ...

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Glass half full?

A recent list published in Working Mother magazine honors 50 law firms around the country for having “women-friendly” work policies. Celebratory toasts all ‘round! Well, maybe not so fast. The survey was completed by the law firms themselves, leading some ...

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Newsmakers

New Associations John A. Beccia III recently joined Boston Private Wealth Management Group as senior vice president and assistant general counsel. He was previously with Investors Bank and Trust. Beccia co-chairs the Boston Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Committee. Jonathan L. ...

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