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Kathleen Boozang, dean of Seton Hall University School of Law. - (COURTESY SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)NAACP president-elect to focus on education, corporate relations and law enforcement5 Traits Law Students Can Develop to Be a Military AttorneyBirketts named 'Corporate Law Firm of the Year'10 Takeaways From Donald Trump's Win For SmallLaw AttorneysBig Law Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian LifeCorporate Social Responsibility And Compliance: Practical Approaches To IntegrationBirketts named ' Corporate Law Firm of the Year' awardBirketts named ' Corporate Law Firm of the Year'Law Departments Stick with Firms They Know: Report reveals exception for significant corporate and litigation mattersCorporate Law on Election Day: Hairsplitting The PollsThe Struggle Continues for a Binding Treaty to #StopCorporateAbuseSquire Patton Boggs appoints corporate lawyer to top jobMaintaining Corporate Franchise a Concern for Delaware's Next GovernorAdapt Or Die: Law Firms In Tomorrow's Economy — Part 5

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Public servants or corporate security? An open letter to law enforcement in North Dakota
Arab American NewsNovember 3, 2016

So you joined law enforcement or the National Guard because you wanted to uphold the law, protect innocent civilians against the bad guys, and help your community in times of need. Instead, they're having you blockade unarmed people who are trying to ...more »

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Kathleen Boozang, dean of Seton Hall University School of Law. - (COURTESY SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
NJBIZNovember 14, 2016

On a recent trip to California, Kathleen Boozang, dean of Seton Hall University School of Law, met with an alumnus and had a conversation about the importance of skills learned in law school, such as reading contracts, negotiating deals and spotting ...more »

NAACP president-elect to focus on education, corporate relations and law enforcement
Aiken StandardNovember 14, 2016

The Aiken County Branch of the NAACP's new president-elect plans to focus on education, corporate relations and law enforcement after he officially takes office at the start of 2017. “They are the three foundations of a community that is living in ...more »

5 Traits Law Students Can Develop to Be a Military Attorney
U.S. News & World ReportNovember 11, 2016

These attorneys serve essential roles in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy, providing legal services to military personnel with family law issues, veterans with benefits disputes and soldiers in courts-martial, for example ...more »

Birketts named 'Corporate Law Firm of the Year'
Cambridge NetworkNovember 11, 2016

Adrian Seagers, Head of Birketts' Corporate Services Division commented: “We are thrilled to win this award once again; having previously won this highly-regarded accolade in 2014. It is great testament to all the hard work and commitment by the ...more »

10 Takeaways From Donald Trump's Win For SmallLaw Attorneys
Above the LawNovember 10, 2016

Give your ne'er do well brother-in-law a job in the mailroom. A potential ... Gary handles corporate and securities matters for startups, large and small businesses, private equity funds, and investors in each, and also has a number of non-profit ...more »

Big Law Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian Life
The American LawyerNovember 10, 2016

Since it began nearly three years ago, more than 50 legal employers from law firms to corporate legal departments have participated in the fair, offering close to 900 interview opportunities to veterans, active-duty military members and their spouses.more »

Corporate Social Responsibility And Compliance: Practical Approaches To Integration
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)November 10, 2016

For example, a technology company focused on balancing the need to comply with national laws with a commitment to the principle of freedom of expression may prepare a detailed compliance guide for managers to follow in responding to government ...more »

Birketts named ' Corporate Law Firm of the Year' award
Cambridge NewsNovember 10, 2016

Birketts has been named Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the Insider Media Central & East Dealmakers Awards 2016. During the last year, Birketts' Corporate Services Division has advised on a number of notable transactions, including Palletforce on its ...more »

Birketts named ' Corporate Law Firm of the Year'
Cambridge NewsNovember 10, 2016

Birketts has been named Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the Insider Media Central & East Dealmakers Awards 2016. During the last year, Birketts' Corporate Services Division has advised on a number of notable transactions, including Palletforce on its ...more »

Law Departments Stick with Firms They Know: Report reveals exception for significant corporate and litigation matters
Metropolitan Corporate CounselNovember 8, 2016

A vast majority of corporate legal departments withheld hiring new law firms to handle their significant legal matters in 2015, according to the LexisNexis CounselLink 2015 Year-End Enterprise Legal Management Trends (ELM) Trends Report. The study ...more »

Corporate Law on Election Day: Hairsplitting The Polls
The National Law ReviewNovember 8, 2016

The General Corporation Law uses the word “poll” exactly once – in describing the duties of the inspectors of election at meetings of shareholders. Section 707(b) of the Corporations Code provides that the inspector(s) must determine, among other ...more »

The Struggle Continues for a Binding Treaty to #StopCorporateAbuse
CounterPunchNovember 8, 2016

Often described as a new global corporate law, or the lex mercatoria, it is made up of mechanisms such as the Investor to State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions and arbitration tribunals that are enshrined in bilateral trade agreements; or the ...more »

Squire Patton Boggs appoints corporate lawyer to top job
Insider MediaNovember 8, 2016

A corporate lawyer based in Manchester has won a leadership battle to take over as the European managing partner of law firm Squire Patton Boggs following Peter Crossley's decision to step down after 12 years in the role. Jane Haxby (pictured) will ...more »

Maintaining Corporate Franchise a Concern for Delaware's Next Governor
Delaware Business Court InsiderNovember 7, 2016

Among the many responsibilities awaiting Delaware's next governor will be the duty to protect a complex system of law that has made the state, and its courts, a premier place to establish businesses and to litigate the disputes that arise from ...more »

Adapt Or Die: Law Firms In Tomorrow's Economy — Part 5
Law360 (subscription)November 7, 2016

This is a multipart series exploring the metamorphosis that needs to take place in the world of corporate law firms in order for them to survive and thrive in the future. To date, we discussed the history of the adversarial relationship between ...more »

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