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Round Up: This Week’s General Counsel Moves

Round Up: This Week’s General Counsel Moves

It was a week of ups and downs for law departments of media and tech companies. To top off our list of notable general counsel moves, media startup Cheddar snagged a former GC of eyeglasses startup, Warby Parker. Meanwhile, Uber, the ubiquitous ride sharing app, hit another bump in a recent series of shakeups, as news that

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Round Up: New Face at AIG and Boeing May Have an Opening

This week was an active one for leadership changes within law departments of the Fortune 500 and the federal government alike. An American insurance giant appointed a new general counsel and a number of government agencies from the State Department to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission tapped a handful of high powered associates, partners and

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Round Up: Industrial Manufacturers Appoint New GCs

Below are this week’s round up of general counsel hires and promotions.   New General Counsel at J.C. Penney Co. • J.C. Penney Co. appointed Brandy Treadway, former associate general counsel of the retailer, to the company’s top legal position. She had been serving as interim general counsel since former GC Janet Link left to become general counsel

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Round Up: Media Lawyers On the Go and Other General Counsel Moves

Several media giants lost general counsel staff this week and elsewhere, a bank, an insurance company and a digital education company have gained new in-house staff. Here is a look at this week’s highlights: • Brian R. Michael, departed his position as a deputy general counsel 21st Century Fox to join King & Spalding’s Los Angeles


Round Up: General Counsel Moves

Big moves happened this week in the world of general counsel. FedEx chose a new GC. So did Caterpillar, the construction equipment manufacturer. Disney’s highly-compensated ($11.1 million a year) GC will stay on for two more years and two medical companies appointed top legal officers. Here are some of this this week’s highlights:   • On

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Round Up: The Latest Partner Hires and Firm Appointments

Below are the most recent partner hires, promotions and general counsel appointments. The column covers moves announced from July 31 to Aug. 3. DLA Piper Expanding DLA Piper announced the addition of Gislar Donnenberg to its Corporate practice in Houston on August 1. Donnenberg represented companies engaged in the exploration, production, and distribution of natural