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Jacqueline Lee Promoted to General Counsel of Flynn Restaurant Group

Flynn Restaurant Group announced the internal promotion of Jacqueline (Jaci) Lee to General Counsel. In this role, Lee will oversee a wide range of legal matters for over 1,200 restaurants nationwide. An accomplished trial lawyer that spent more than a decade litigating bet-the-company cases, Lee’s experience will aid in the future growth of the company and its expanding portfolio.

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Onit Promotes Existing CTO to Chief Operating Officer, Adds Chris Fields to Executive Team

Onit, Inc. announced that it appointed Chris Fields as Chief Technology Officer. Co-founder Eric Smith previously held this role and will now transition to the role of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Security Officer. This new addition adds another industry veteran from the legal technology space to the company’s executive management team.

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Wilson Sonsini Welcomes Katharine Ku

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Katharine "Kathy" Ku has joined the firm as chief licensing advisor in the Palo Alto office.

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Weil Releases "Letters to My Younger Self" in Celebration of Women's History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, three accomplished Weil alumnae leaders — Danielle Do, Sharlyn Heslam and Brandy Treadway — reflect on their careers and share pieces of advice that might have guided their "younger selves" earlier in their professional and personal lives.

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Harvard University Names Diane E. Lopez Vice President, General Counsel

Harvard University has named Diane E. Lopez as its next vice president and general counsel. She will take over on June 1 from Robert Iuliano, who is leaving after 16 years in the post to head Gettysburg College.

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Aaron Lindstrom, Former Michigan Solicitor General, Joins Barnes & Thornburg

Aaron Lindstrom, the former solicitor general for the state of Michigan, has joined Barnes & Thornburg in Grand Rapids.

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Former U.S. Senator Joins Akin Gump as Partner

Akin Gump announced that former U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) will join the firm as a partner in its public law and policy practice in Washington, D.C.

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Environmental and Toxic Tort Litigator Jad Davis Joins Shook

Shook, Hardy & Bacon welcomes environmental and toxic tort litigator Jad T. Davis to the firm as partner effective March 11, 2019. Davis, who primarily focuses his practice on representing companies conducting business in California, will assist Shook’s clients in a broad range of environmental regulatory, compliance and litigation matters as well as defending companies in toxic tort litigation.

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Facebook's Michele Schochet to Speak at Women in CyberSecurity Conference

Five well-respected women are set to speak at the Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) conference, March 28 to 30, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. One of those keynotes is Michele Schochet, the director of security at Facebook.

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McGuireWoods Serves as Legal Adviser to Summit Park in Recapitalization of Exacta Land Surveyors

McGuireWoods served as legal adviser to Charlotte private equity firm Summit Park in its recapitalization of Exacta Land Surveyors LLC, a leading provider of land surveys and field management services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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