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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At the same time, the Deputy General Counsel for Administrative Law is filling the Litigation Post, with the Special Counsel to the General Counsel sliding in to the Administrative Law chair.
(HDI) has named Patricia Ryan as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.
Hexagon AB (STO:HEXAB), a provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, announced on Friday the resignation of Johnny Andersson from his position as general counsel.
"We are thrilled to announce that Jeff has been named the general counsel and secretary for Keysight," said Ron Nersesian, Keysight president and CEO.
Faber has served as Sinclair's general counsel since 1999, as well as either executive vice president or vice president of distribution and network relations since 2008.From 1996 to 1999, he served as Sinclair's associate general counsel.
Elizabeth Truesdell Smith, senior vice president, general counsel, Allina Health.
FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC), a company that provides solutions to growers around the world with a portfolio of proprietary crop protection products and a pipeline of discovery and development capabilities in crop protection, plant health and professional pest and turf maintenance solutions, has named Michael F Reilly as its new executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective April 1, 2019.
Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
Lana Knedlik, general counsel, University of Missouri System
Current Chief Ethics, Risk and Compliance Officer, Shannon Thyme Klinger, will be appointed Group General Counsel, effective 1 June.
Upgrade, Inc., the new consumer credit platform launched by LendingClub founder Renaud Laplanche, has announced the appointment of John Dye as General Counsel, the company said.
UCLA has named Louise Nelson vice chancellor of legal affairs and associate general counsel. Her new responsibilities will include her establishing policy, training and processes to mitigate legal risk, UCLA said in a statement.

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