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Janet Dhillon

Janet Dhillon, Ex-Big Law Turned Longtime GC, Lands Trump Nod for EEOC

By Erin Mulvaney and Mike Scarcella |

Janet Dhillon, a veteran corporate in-house lawyer who led the legal departments at US Airways and JCPenney and now oversees Burlington Stores Inc.'s team, was picked Wednesday for a seat on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In a recent talk, Dhillon, who got her start at Skadden Arps, gave advice to law firms that want to do business with her company. Here are the highlights.

Ransomware Attack on DLA Piper Puts Law Firms, Clients on Red Alert

By Roy Strom |

The implications of network-crippling malware may be just as damaging for a deadline-driven service industry that holds the fate of companies’ legal issues in its palm.

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Pa. Firms Double Down on Pro Bono Commitment

By Lizzy McLellan |

Several large Pennsylvania-based law firms devoted notably more time to pro bono work in 2016, according to a report released this week by The American Lawyer.