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8 Editor’s Note 10 Contributors In The News 13 -Damned If You Do . . . New rules mandated by Sarbanes-Oxley will put in-house counsel in a difficult bind. 14 -The Right Guy For The Job? Ex-WorldCom counsel starts “Government Controversies” practice. 15 -GC=Glamour Couple Hollywood finds love in the law department. 16 -A Highflier Brought Low Former Enron attorney’s high-yield investment still draws attention. 18 -Anger In The Juror Box Will all companies suffer at trial for the sins of the few? Deals & Suits 25-Wheeling, Dealing, And Suing AOL Time Warner makes itself whole; Pennsylvania challenge stops Hershey’s sale; courts split on closed deportation hearings. on the job 33 -Moves Citigroup’s new prince; counsel turns PR king at Owens Corning; Sam’s Club plugs new GC; former partner cruises to Steiner Leisure’s legal group. 33-Profile: Mr. Fix-It Tyco’s new general counsel William Lytton. 41 -Legal Manager: Taming The Beast Some tips on how small public companies can leash Sarbanes-Oxley. By David B.H. Martin and Andrew P. Schoeffler 45-In-House Tech: Brave The World Of E-Billing Try tapping a third party for your billing needs. By Lindsay McCall D.C. WATCH 49-Shake-up At Antitrust Charles James leaves the Justice Department. By Vanessa Blum, Jenna Greene, and Heather Smith 50 -Lobby Log Who’s paying whom to say what? 53 -Influence Media strategists get companies’ stories into print and on the air. By T.R. Goldman CoverSpecial Report: the 2002 Quality of Life survey 60 -Love The Job You’re With In-house lawyers like their jobs a little better this year. It sure beats unemployment. By Catherine Aman 69 -Finding That Sweet Spot New York Life’s GC finds a balance between enlightened management and traditional values. By Catherine Aman 72 -Punch The Clock, Again Exelon’s lawyers aren’t thrilled about that flashback to law firm days, the billable hour. By Krysten Crawford 74 -Service Call A tale of two retail giants and their very different legal departments. By Elisabeth Preis practice focus: labor & employment 78-Working On Overtime The Bush administration pushes for changes in overtime rules that cost employers millions. By Krysten Crawford Diversions 99-At Ease: Lawyers In Toyland GCs at toy makers and retailers are kids at heart. By Heather Smith 100-Book Review: Superiority Complex Snobbery maintains that elitism is as American as apple pie.By Ashby Jones In The Law 101-Litigation: Smoke Or Fire? Philip Morris got hit with a big verdict. The shape of things to come? By Margaret Cronin Fisk 102-Copyright: Now Shrink This Amicus brief by law professor might upset recent ruling on shrink-wrap license agreements. By Brenda Sandburg 103-Employment: Here’s One For Mom Verizon finally settles case brought on behalf of working mothers. By Tamara Loomis Index 128 -The companies, law firms, associations, and government agencies named in this issue. Outbox 130-Holiday Jeer Gifts for companies that were naughty this year. By Alec Foege

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