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White House appoints new Counsel

Apr 23, 2014 President Barack Obama has tapped a white collar defense attorney and former counsel of the Clinton White House as his new top lawyer. Neil Eggleston replaces Kathryn Ruemmler as the White House counsel. Obama…

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Who's the next GC at Barclays Bank?

May 11, 2013 The contest for the role of Legal Chief at Barclays Bank is thought to have two serious contenders: deputy general counsel Michael Shaw and the firm’s global general counsel for corporate and investment banking, Judith…

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Japanese lawyers move in-house

Jan 31, 2013 The Japan Federation of Bar Associations has reported that 770 of the Japanese-qualified lawyers known as bengoshi are now in in-house positions, up from 64 in 2001. Bengoshi are those represented to represent clients in…

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Amazon creates new role for privacy counsel

Sep 6, 2012 Amazon.com Inc is one of the last internet giants to appoint a top privacy counsel - hiring Nuala O’Connor as vice president and for the newly created role of associate general counsel, compliance and…

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