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Being All Things to All People

Amy Fisher Issue 13 - Sept/Oct 2014, Legal Leave a Comment

Potbelly’s Matt Revord on putting the ‘General’ in General Counsel By Amy Fisher “I liked the idea of trying to figure out how to make both parties happy, the buyer and the seller,” explained Matt Revord, Chief Legal Officer at Potbelly Sandwich Works. He initially began his law career in litigation, but transitioned to corporate transactional work early on. He …

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Why Flexibility is a Key Leadership Asset

Stephanie Harris Issue 12 - July/Aug 2014, Legal Leave a Comment

Anne Chwat, Senior VP of International Flavors and Fragrances, originally planned to be a teacher, but a winding career path led her to companies as diverse as Seagram, BMG Music and Burger King By Stephanie Harris Business, much like life itself, is constantly changing. The more willing you are to ebb and flow with the changes, the more success you …

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Lab Tests for Your Legal Department

Heather Weaver Issue 09 - Jan/Feb 2014, Legal Leave a Comment

Acorda General Counsel Jane Wasman shares her formula for the perfect legal department. By Heather Weaver Throughout her career, Jane Wasman, President of International and General Counsel for Acorda, has been drawn to positions that offer room for personal and professional development. From her initial work in litigation to her time working in legislation on Capitol Hill, Wasman has worked …