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Elevating legal at the speed of technology

Manhattan’s minimalist, all-glass, 978-foot-tall 4 World Trade Center is outstanding in its own right, but for many, the building’s elevators steal the show. Imagine this: you enter a building, tap your ID card on a turnstile and as it opens, it tells you which of 34 elevators to get in. An algorithm has determined which […]

Ever a positive charge at AOL

When Julie Jacobs joined the legal staff of America Online, better known as AOL, in 2000, the internet pioneer seemed in need of the kind of jolt that an enthusiastic tech- and business-savvy person could offer. Seventeen years later, as executive vice president and general counsel, Jacobs seems to have more than justified the faith […]

Excelling at home and in the workplace

By any metric, Sue Lee is an achiever. Harvard educated as an undergrad and law student, the Taiwanese-born Lee has served as general counsel, senior vice president and corporate secretary of Entegris Inc. in Billerica, Massachusetts, since the spring of 2016. Just 40, she’s been general counsel at two other companies and held high positions […]

Eric Koster – Ethan Allen Global Inc.

Eric Koster has never been risk averse. He’s navigated the seas, raced motorcycles and boats, scaled cliffs, flown in small private airplanes and started his own private-practice law firm. “I’ve never been risk averse in anything I’ve done,” Koster says. “All of my activities serve to develop confidence and the ability to view my surroundings, […]

Eric Reicin – MorganFranklin Inc. and MorganFranklin Consulting LLC

Eric Reicin believes there are four levels of in-house counsel: the scribe, the legal practitioner, the trusted advisor and the business partner. “The leading in-house counsels are focusing most of the time on the trusted advisor and the business partner roles,” says Reicin, who is vice president, corporate counsel and general counsel at MorganFranklin Consulting. […]

Eric Klee – American Media Inc.

American Media Inc. (AMI) is a New York-based publishing company that has been delivering news and entertainment from as early as 1936. The company owns and operates several of the country’s leading celebrity and health and fitness media brands, including The National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Radar Online, Men’s Fitness and Muscle & Fitness. With the […]

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