29 May 2013

Around the house

A weekly round-up of in-house legal moves from around the globe.

By James Barnes

Motorola: Mark Hacker promoted to GC

Motorola Solutions has announced that Mark Hacker has been named general counsel and senior vice president of Legal & Government Affairs.
Telecom Paper reports that Mr Hacker joined Motorola in 2001 as a commercial counsel and was previously corporate vice president of commercial law for Motorola's Sales & Product Operations.
Mr Hacker also previously held the role of vice president of legal operations and oversaw the company's global legal team.

Ronald Flagg has been named as the new general counsel of the Legal Services Corporation.
Mr Flagg will join from the law firm Sidley Austin where he is the head of the firm’s pro bono practice, reports Reuters.
Mr Flagg, 59, has been with Sidley for 31 years, and will begin work on 3 June at the LSC, which provides grants to some 135 non-profit legal aid programs nationwide.

American healthcare company Allscripts has revealed that Brian Farley will join the company as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.
PR Newswire reports that Mr Farley has more than 20 years of legal experience including most recently serving as general counsel for Motorola Mobility's Home Business.

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