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Partnering For a Good, KIND Cause

Posted in Litigation Shorts

Guest blogger: Adriana Dulic is vice president of regulatory affairs at Epoch Payment Solutions in Santa Monica, Calif., and chair of ACC Southern California pro bono committee. She can be reached at adulic@epoch.com. As an immigrant from a war-torn country that has come full circle from being a student on a student visa to becoming… Continue Reading

Random Acts of KINDness

Posted in Litigation Shorts, Pro Bono & Diversity

Guest blogger: Jeri P. Wechsler is general counsel at ZeoGas, LLC in Houston, TX. She can be reached at jwechsler@zeogas.com. My recent experience representing two refugee children, a brother and sister fleeing Guatemala, has given me a constructive outlet for my passion for helping refugees, and the confidence to speak for voiceless children. I can’t right all… Continue Reading

Spotlight a Member: Mary Jo Schrade on Her Meaningful Pro Bono Experience

Posted in Litigation Shorts

Guest blogger: Mary Jo Schrade is Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft Corporation. Representing children who came into the United States without their parents through Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) has been the most meaningful, fulfilling pro bono experience I have ever had. I became involved when Microsoft Corporation, my employer and a co-founder of… Continue Reading

A Pro Bono Counsel’s Reflection on Representing Clients of Kids In Need of Defense (KIND)

Posted in Litigation Shorts, Pro Bono & Diversity

Guest blogger: Jennifer E. Constantinou is Vice President – Litigation & Government Relations at Wyndham Hotel Group. She can be reached at Jennifer.Constantinou@wyn.com. In August 2011, a pro bono coordinator for Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) came to Wyndham Worldwide’s campus in Parsippany, New Jersey and gave a presentation on the surge of children… Continue Reading

ACC Litigation Committee Teams Up With Kids In Need of Defense (KIND)

Posted in Litigation Shorts

Guest blogger: Coleman T. Lechner is Senior Counsel – Litigation at Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. Coleman is also the secretary and the pro bono chair of the ACC Litigation Committee. He can be reached at Coleman.Lechner@wyn.com. The ACC Litigation Committee is pleased to announce a pro bono collaboration with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), a… Continue Reading

Winning On and Off the Job: Q&A With James Denniston, Senior Counsel With The New York Mets

Posted in Litigation Shorts

Guest blogger: Ed Paulis is vice president and assistant general counsel at Zurich North America Group. He is also chair of the ACC Litigation Committee. He can be reached at edward.paulis@zurichna.com. The ACC Litigation Committee recently sat down with James Denniston, senior counsel with the New York Mets to discuss his career path into Major… Continue Reading

Lessons Learned from Chevron vs. Donziger

Posted in Litigation Shorts

Guest blogger: Ed Paulis is vice president and assistant general counsel at Zurich North America Group. He is also chair of the ACC Litigation Committee. He can be reached at edward.paulis@zurichna.com. Acclaimed author and speaker Michael D. Goldhaber provided an update to the ACC Litigation Committee on February 9 of the case Chevron vs. Donziger,… Continue Reading

New Year, New Resolutions — Engineering a Change in Our Legal Culture

Posted in Litigation Shorts

Guest blogger: Theresa A. Coetzee is vice president & assistant general counsel at Marriott International, Inc. She is also a publication chair of the ACC Litigation Committee. She can be reached at theresa.coetzee@marriott.com. As we embark on 2016, it feels like a year that is both marred by chaos and hostility (e.g., terrorism and the… Continue Reading

Looking Back on Highlights From #ACCAM15

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Guest blogger: Ed Paulis is vice president and assistant general counsel at Zurich North America Group. He is also chair of the ACC Litigation Committee. He can be reached at edward.paul@zurichna.com. The ACC Annual Meeting is always a great and very beneficial experience for in-house counsel. In fact, last month’s meeting in Boston was the… Continue Reading