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By Wendeen H. Eolis

Presiding over a workshop for senior business executives and law department officials from around the country, John Prudent* (not his real name), Executive Vice President of a...

By Wendeen H. Eolis

High stakes poker games are no longer the sole province of men. Increasingly, women are playing ("power poker"),the mind-bending game of bets, raises, bluffs and calls, that is sometimes played...

By Wendeen H. Eolis

The CEO and executive vice president/general counsel of Precious Goods Inc. arrived at my office with two documents from the company's outside lawyers: a dunning notice for $50,000 and an...

By Wendeen H. Eolis

Looking back to a time when a high-stakes beauty contest took aim at a procession of bathing-suited lovelies, the selection of outside counsel was mostly the prerogative of a...

By Wendeen H. Eolis

Sitting as the chief judge in a succession of law firm beauty contests, John Wise*, president of a high-profile communications business, listened intently to the pitches for...

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