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When No One Is Perfect, What Does Practice Make?

Posted in ACC Docket

(December 2011) Read this 2012 Apex Award-winning blog post! I am embarrassed to admit that I had an author approach me at our Annual Meeting and her article never rang a bell. This wasn’t because the article was boring or that she was worth forgetting; it was because I have become more removed from the… Continue Reading

Grounded in London

Posted in Cross Borders

The recent volcano that brought air travel to a standstill erupted just as I was finishing a European General Counsel Roundtable in London that focused on “Managing the Global Legal Function in the Midst of Change.” If you are on Twitter, you can see some of my insights here.  From the Roundtable, it became very clear… Continue Reading

Yes, the new FMLA regulations DO impact YOUR business!

Posted in Miscellaneous

On this month’s NTI Committee call, Mark Sampson, Womble Carlyle Labor & Employment attorney presented the Legal Quickie on the new FMLA regulations.  The overview on how the regulations impact all employers with at least 50 or more employees covered: New categories of leave for military caregivers and certain qualified exigencies Clarifications of what constitutes… Continue Reading

Annual Meeting Program Ideas

Posted in ACC Annual Meeting

Below is a guest post from the Law Department Management Committee’s Program Chair, Richard Bates.   Fellow ACC Law Department Management Members, as you know this is the time of year all ACC committees devote to idea generation for Annual Meeting programs.  Attached are suggestions to date.  However, we need your input for more program… Continue Reading

New to In-house Committee Party

Posted in Career

Last night, the New to In-house Committee was treated to a spectacular event at the Seattle Space Needle. Hosted by Thomson Reuters and Womble Carylye Sandridge & Rice, the NTI members enjoyed a great meal at the base of the Needle, followed by drinks and dessert in the observation tower. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts,… Continue Reading