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Centene sues former official, claiming sabotage of lobbying

Centene Corp. has filed a lawsuit against one of its former employees, alleging she attempted to sabotage its lobbying efforts and revealed company trade secrets. Centene filed the lawsuit against Julia Ciorletti, a former vice president of government relations in ...

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General counsels look to reduce costs

In-house counsels are cutting costs as they face the same financial pressures as their companies and agencies. Among the 350 management-level employees at Ameren offered buyouts are some of the legal department’s 15 lawyers, said Steven Sullivan, general counsel. At ...

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Best Brief Writer: Tom Weaver

Tom Weaver’s brief-writing skills have their origins in an earlier profession: He was a high school English teacher. The concise, meticulous writing style that Weaver imparted to his students is the same that guided him in the 125 appellate briefs ...

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Best Litigator: Gerard “Jerry” Carmody

Gerard “Jerry” Carmody, principal of Carmody MacDonald, certainly has the qualifications to be named Missouri’s Best Litigator. With more than 30 years of experience, Carmody has tried over a 100 cases to conclusion in court and has been on the ...

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Corporate: Securities Fraud – Insufficient Pleading – Scienter

Where plaintiffs who brought a securities fraud class action against Centene Corporation and several officers failed to show that the defendants had misrepresented a material fact or acted with scienter, the district court properly dismissed the action under the elevated ...

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