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Two years ago the legal department at Computer Associates International Inc., was a tough place to work. Morale was low among the 33 attorneys. The chain of command was unclear. And there was little contact with the department’s diffident chief, general counsel Steven Woghin, attorneys say. Some lawyers had little to do for extended periods and looked for jobs outside the company. But for those who stayed, the general attitude was: Keep your head down, do your work, and don’t ask questions. One in-house lawyer, Alexander Arato, says the department devolved into a few opposing cliques, like “being in high school again — you were wondering if you were sitting at the popular table, or the jock table, or the Dungeons and Dragons table.”

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