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Supply Chain Management

4 Ways to Respond to Today’s Supply Chain Disruptions

While it is nearly impossible for companies to completely eliminate all risks from their supply chain, here are four key steps that companies can take to mitigate the negative impact of current disruptions and protect against future ones.

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Intellectual Property

Leadership Drives Diversity and Innovation

Christine McCarthy, leader of the patent group in Barnes & Thornburg’s IP department, talks leadership, diversity and managing "innovation on the fly."

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Legal Operations

Creating Value for People to Return to Workforce and For Employers At The Same Time

Ken Yerkes, partner, Barnes & Thornburg, discusses how traditional labor law viewpoints have morphed with the downturn of unions and the effect of COVID-19.

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Career Development

Data Collection Meets Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

With a focus on increasing its diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) impact, Barnes & Thornburg felt it was important to begin collecting data on DEI efforts and client needs more efficiently. The firm created the position of DEI analyst and hired Marci Hunter, an experienced quality assurance professional and DEI supporter, for the role. Here, she expresses the importance of DEI data analysis.

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Anti-Corruption | Cybersecurity

Anti-Corruption as a Key U.S. National Security Issue

Meena Sinfelt and Katie Matsoukas of Barnes & Thornburg’s White Collar, Compliance and Investigations team discuss President Biden’s recent Memorandum on Establishing the Fight Against Corruption as a Core United States National Security Interest, and how they’re advising their clients regarding this and related issues around compliance, whistleblowing and cybersecurity.

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Legal Operations

Transactional Document Drafting Receives a Tech Upgrade

Brendan Miller, legal operations advisor for practice innovation, and Troy Zander and Jordan Carr, partners with Barnes & Thornburg, discuss the typical process of drafting transactional documents and how new software tools can provide more predictability, greater efficiency, and other benefits – for clients and lawyers alike.

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Cryptocurrency

McAfee Cryptocurrency Team Members Indicted for Pump and Dump Schemes

Joshua Franklin, associate with Barnes & Thornburg, details the unsealed indictment charging of John McAfee, founder of McAfee antivirus software company, regarding wire fraud and money laundering with his cryptocurrency team advisor, Jimmy Watson.

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