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Compensation report reflects importance of health, science sectors

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BarkerGilmore, a Fairport, New York-based legal industry consultant and executive search consultant, has released its first-ever study of in-house compensation for attorneys specifically in the health care and life science industries. While BarkerGilmore’s annual survey of in-house counsel compensation overall ...

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Coworking spaces gain popularity, especially on smaller scale

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From startups to companies looking to expand, coworking arrangements have increasingly become a viable alternative to traditional office space leasing. While there have been some setbacks, experts predict that the industry will continue to grow in the foreseeable future. Coworking, where ...

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Commentary: To promote a strong, honorable culture, strive for ethical excellence

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In recent months, AT&T has been blanketing the airwaves with its latest advertising campaign featuring a variety of professionals who don’t quite make the grade. These include a surgeon who has “almost” been reinstated, an amusement park ride operator who tells ...

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New bankruptcy law for small businesses provides welcome changes

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Though news of businesses reorganizing under Chapter 11 is fairly common, many of the practical realities for small businesses are not as well known: the rules are complicated, challenging, and not traditionally well-designed for their needs. Small businesses entering Chapter ...

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George E. Wolf to join architectural firm as general counsel

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George E. Wolf III, whose last day as a Jackson County circuit judge was March 16, has joined Kansas City-based architectural, engineering and planning firm HNTB Corporation. According to court spokeswoman Valerie Hartman, Wolf will serve as general counsel of ...

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Never too soon: General counsel is critical to ensure a company’s effective succession strategy

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Whether it is due to a sale of the company, a changing of the guard between generations or a major corporation looking toward its next CEO, leadership succession can present a challenge to even the most stable of businesses. General ...

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