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15 Minutes with The General Counsel of PNC Bank

By Aebra Coe, Law36-
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Gregory B. Jordan joined the world of in-house legal following a nearly 30-year career at Reed Smith LLP, including a 13-year stint as the law firm's global managing partner, during which the firm quadrupled in size to 1,800 lawyers and over $1 billion in revenue.

Jordan, who took on the title of executive vice president, general counsel and chief administrative officer at The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. in 2013, spoke with Law360 about the changing legal industry, what convinced him to go in-house and the...

National Diversity Council is Proud to Announce the 2017 Top 50 Multicultural Lawyers in Dallas

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DALLAS, August 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Top 50 Multicultural Lawyers in Dallas, a definitive list of executives, influencers and achievers impacting the legal industry.

“The 2017 Top 50 Multicultural Lawyers award list highlights some of the most extraordinary legal professionals in the Dallas Area,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “We are honored to recognize such a distinguished group of leaders dedicated to continuous success in their workplaces and communities.”

Don’t Miss the 3rd Annual Latin America Ethics Summit in Rio de Janeiro

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March 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Ethisphere Institute announced today that registration is open for the 3rd Annual Latin America Ethics Summit that will offer local perspectives on global issues and will bring together senior leadership, governance, risk management and compliance leaders and government and regulatory officials from companies based or operating in Latin America in Rio de Janeiro on June 17-18, 2015.

The 3rd Annual Summit will offer participants the opportunity to:

National Waste & Recycling Association Joins Other Groups in Opposing Changes to Labor Standards That Would Harm Waste & Recycling Industry

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) joined the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Restaurant Association in filing an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in support of NW&RA member Republic Services, Inc., in a case involving the application of the Joint Employer Standard at its Newby Island facility in California.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) joined the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Restaurant Association in filing an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in support of NW&RA member Republic Services, Inc., in a case involving the application of the Joint Employer Standard at its Newby Island facility in California.

Out Leadership Brings Together Senior Leaders Across Major Industries to Champion LGBT Diversity

Executives in finance, law and insurance collaborate to discuss the business "return on equality"
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NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Out Leadership, a pioneering model for cross-industry senior leadership collaboration to develop forward thinking initiatives to leverage lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) opportunities, was officially launched today.

#DardenDigest: A Company that Celebrates Diversity

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We’re proud of our diverse and inclusive culture at Darden and welcome opportunities to share the uniqueness of our employees. As we celebrate Black History Month, we’re featuring stories from some of our African-American employees and taking a look at how each individual person makes the Darden culture what it is. Today we hear from Teresa Sebastian, Darden’s Chief Legal Officer.

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Taproot Foundation and Winston & Strawn LLP Unite to Provide Pro Bono Training for Nation's Nonprofits

Nonprofits in 5 cities will receive a joint training on using business and legal pro bono to maximize effectiveness
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September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As part of its Pro Bono Week 2013 campaign, Taproot Foundation will partner with Winston & Strawn LLP to provide pro bono trainings to nonprofits across the nation.  Taproot and Winston & Strawn will invite nonprofits from both of their grantee networks for joint trainings that cover both business and legal Pro Bono 101. Trainings will be held in each of Taproot’s five flagship cities: New York City, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco from October 20-26th.   

Mind the Gap: Addressing Inequalities Through Pro Bono

A history of pro bono week
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There are many gaps between the haves and the have-nots in American society: the Achievement Gap between poor and wealthy students, the Wage Gap between men and women in the workplace, and the Justice Gap – just to name a few.  Although not as frequently publicized, the Justice Gap refers to the growing number of low-income individuals who are too poor to afford legal services but not poor enough to qualify for legal aid.

Pro Bono ... It's Not Just for Lawyers Anymore

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Did you know that Symantec's legal department has had a formal pro bono program since 2007?

Philip K. Howard, Covington & Burling LLP - Video Interview

A Culture of Credibility, at any Cost
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Philip K. Howard of Covington &  Burling LLP sat down for an interview with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum in New York City. Maintaining a reputation for excellence and reasonableness guides Covington & Burling's approach to practicing law.  Howard explains how his firm sustains a culture of credibility, honesty and excellence, occasionally at a high cost.

 

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