Employment

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Australian general counsel swaps big role while American Airlines sees a new general counsel landing the top spot.

  • SEXUAL ASSAULT

    Whistleblower centre promises top legal access

    Illinois corporate whistleblower centre warnings over workplace sexual assault as it appeals to any woman in healthcare who is a victim and offers access to national legal experise.

  • GENDER

    Eversheds Sutherland appoints second woman on board

    Cynthia Shoss joins Pamela Thompson as co-chair on firm's global board, reflecting a growing presence of women at the top.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    As the new academic year beckons, two universities hiring new general counsel go to the top of the class in this week's moves around the house.

  • WELLNESS

    Dentons in mindful move

    Firm's appointment of chief mindfulness officer in response to "groundbreaking work" promotes more holistic legal practice.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Whether it's Spain or the US, transferring between in-house and private practice is in vogue this week, and so are in-house team promotions.

  • LEADERSHIP

    Counsel quartet make Latina power list

    A quartet of Latina counsel make the cut as general counsel praises his deputy general counsel as she heads up the lawyers on the cross-industry list.

  • FRAUD

    General counsel indefinitely suspended

    Bank general counsel caught up in “biggest” US bank collapse in 2017 to be indefinitely suspended after pleading guilty in bank fraud.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    It's summer and general counsels are doing the splits, while trend of c-suite appointments continues.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Ince appoints new heads for London and China

    Global moves as firm names duo to head up London as group chief focuses internationally and appoints new head for China Practice in Singapore.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Nordstrom's is just one of the corporates who went shopping for a new general counsel this week.

  • DIVERSITY

    US courts diversity problem

    Minority groups and women underrepresented on US state supreme courts, as report suggests judicial elections lack of diversity threatens legitimacy.

  • LEGAL PROFESSION

    Postcards from the legal edge

    California State Bar looks set to push the boundaries of legal practice as it invites public comment on tech task force's regulatory reform options.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    General counsel trend of ceo appointees continues apace with sodastream, as does jumping the fence, while Eli Lilly seeks new top lawyer and we mark a sad passing in this busy week around the house.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Two women general counsel take top non-lawyer jobs, while two finance firms appoint their first-ever general counsel, in a busy week around the house.


 

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