Author Archives: Nicholas Phillips

Erika Schenk

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PRIVATE COMPANY WITH ANNUAL REVENUES OVER $500M General Counsel, Vice President of Compliance, World Wide Technology A big part of Erika Schenk’s job is making other people’s jobs easier. It’s true that as general counsel at World Wide Technology in ...

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Meredith Perkins

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PRIVATE COMPANY WITH ANNUAL REVENUES OVER $500M Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Enterprise Holdings Meredith Perkins is on a quest: Complete a half-marathon in all 50 states. Asked why she and her friends would strive to run 13 miles in so ...

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Nick Kriegel

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PRIVATE COMPANY WITH ANNUAL REVENUES OVER $500M Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Safety National Not every in-house counsel engages heavily in company operations, but at Safety National, Nick Kriegel does. Kriegel is general counsel for the company, a specialty ...

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Ryan Fehlig

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PRIVATE COMPANY WITH ANNUAL REVENUES OVER $500M Assistant General Counsel, Bunzl Distribution NA Ryan Fehlig works on a lot of teams at Bunzl Distribution NA, where he is assistant general counsel, and he recently has overhauled his management style. “I used ...

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Monica J. Allen

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NONPROFIT/GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION Vice Chancellor and General Counsel, Washington University in St. Louis In the mid-1970s, when a teenager from Cleveland Heights, Ohio, named Monica J. Allen first set foot on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, she had ...

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Proposed federal rule could alter wage-and-hour litigation

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The federal rule specifying which American employees must receive overtime pay for working more than forty hours a week hasn’t changed since 2004, but it might soon — and that change could affect wage-and-hour litigation, according to Missouri employment-law attorneys. ...

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Boot Camp Equips Students With Tools For Inside Careers

In May, 24 law students completed the first boot camp luached by the Institute for the Future of Law Practice. The intensive program aims to equip students with necessary tools to succeed as inside attorneys. Photos courtesy of the Institute for the Future of Law Practice

When University of Missouri Law School graduate Alyson Carrel first heard about a three-week legal “boot camp” to be held in Chicago in May, and its curriculum offering in-house training, she did not expect a big draw. “We weren’t sure ...

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