general counsel


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general counsel

n. the chief attorney for a corporation, who is paid usually full time for legal services. Attorneys who work only for one business are "house counsel." (See: house counsel)

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Previously, Tiano had been senior vice president and general counsel for WellChoice Inc.
Saunders, an assistant general counsel at Marriott Corp.
Martha Wyrsch is now executive vice president and general counsel of Sempra Energy.
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She was appointed assistant general counsel over the division's International section in 1991, and was promoted to associate general counsel in 1992.

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