Author Archives: David Baugher

2020 In-House Counsel Awards: Sara Meinhard

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General counsel are prudently cautious by nature, and they generally like to stay on safe ground. The most important thing is to keep their employers out of potential problems.

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2020 In-House Counsel Awards: Lauren Allen

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A self-defined “book nerd” with a master’s degree in law and government who once spent time studying abroad at Oxford, Lauren Allen surprises no one by having an Instagram page called TheDopeLibrarian.

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Deepening the pro bono bench

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As president of the Mid-America Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, Jennifer McAdam makes it her mission to draw more in-house attorneys to pro bono work.

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EPLI: Does your company need employment-practices coverage?

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To err is human — and to be insured is a smart business decision. Whether it is a street-corner retail outlet or a white-shoe law firm, insurance is one headache that every business shares. From general liability policies to errors-and-omissions ...

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Closing the knowledge gap: Mira Mdivani’s corporate immigration institute trains counsel, executives to avoid pitfalls

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When Mira Mdivani gives training sessions, she is used to seeing a degree of surprise emerge on the faces of the clients she counsels. “Their first reaction is shock with how much [they] don’t know,” said Mdivani, a Kansas City-area ...

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