Just days after Louis Briskman, general counsel of CBS Corporation, announced his intention to retire at the end of 2013, the media giant has named his successor: Lawrence Tu, formerly general counsel for Dell Inc.
Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus has tapped Robert Knauss, who most recently worked as a corporate partner at law firm Munger Tolles & Olson, as its new general counsel and managing director.
Sharon Ferko is the new general counsel at Novitex Enterprise Solutions, formerly known as Pitney Bowes Management Services.
After nearly 17 years in-house with Microsoft Corp., patent attorney Bart Eppenauer is joining Shook, Hardy & Bacon, where he will serve as managing partner of the firm's new Seattle office.
Outgoing general counsel Reggie Davis, who saw the company through its IPO, will be replaced by deputy GC Devang Shah.
AOL Inc. has dialed up Leigh Freund, a veteran lawyer at the Internet and media company, to serve as its chief lobbyist in Washington, D.C.
Jonathan Sallet has left O'Melveny & Myers to lead a Federal Communications Commission task force and eventually serve as the FCC's acting general counsel.
Former Goodwin Procter partner Jeffrey Hadden joined the global private equity firm TA Associates in the newly created senior role of chief operating officer and general counsel.
Marina Zain takes the stage as permanent general counsel for the Royal Shakespeare Company, after a six-month audition for the part.
There's a game of legal department musical chairs going on at media company Time Inc. as it prepares to separate from parent company Time Warner Inc.
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