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Author Archives: H. Ward Classen

H. Ward Classen: Community Service Has Many Benefits (access required)

For the past several years, in-house lawyers have come together to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, to assist in rehabbing houses in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood. Next scheduled for Sept. 7, Community Service Day spans the spectrum of legal departments from ...

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H. Ward Classen – Hiring Smart: Creating a Long Term Benefit for Legal Departments

The large number of highly qualified, competent attorneys seeking in-house positions makes today a “buyers” market. Legal department hiring managers should take advantage of the large number of qualified candidates to find the one who best fits their employer’s needs. ...

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H. Ward Classen: Zimmermann v. Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C.: Another important case for corporate counsel

This fall the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in the consolidated cases of Zimmermann v. Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C., et al. and Zimmermann v. BDO Seidman LLP, et al., considered whether plaintiffs in a class action may seek ...

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H. Ward Classen: An important case for corporate counsel (access required)

Near the end of its last term, the U.S. Supreme Court decided its first “minimum contacts” case in 24 years. The case, argued successfully by a Baltimore-based lawyer, is a powerful shield in the service of corporate defendants within the ...

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J. McIntyre Machinery: An important case for corporate counsel

Near the end of its last term, the U.S. Supreme Court decided its first “minimum contacts” case in 24 years. The case, argued successfully by a Baltimore-based lawyer, is a powerful shield in the service of corporate defendants within the ...

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