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Jan 9, 2014

In-House Interrogatory

For general counsels, it's always business. Not personal.

Jan 5, 2014

Group settles with Exxon in Jacksonville leak case

Nearly eight years after a 25,000-plus-gallon gas station leak in Jacksonville, a group of affected households have settled their lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp.

Nov 21, 2013

Supreme Court won’t hear Baltimore Co. gas-leak case

About 160 Baltimore County households and businesses have lost a Supreme Court bid for reinstatement of $1.5 billion in damages against Exxon Mobil Corp. stemming from a massive gasoline leak in Jacksonville in 2006.

Oct 2, 2013

In-House Interrogatory

Asked: Our weekly question to the In-House community Should in-house counsel dive right in? An article in Canadian Lawyer talks about the general counsel for Aecon Group Inc.  who went in-house right away after law school. The article says Brian Swartz has been so successful because he has been integrated into the the in-house world of the construction […]

Sep 25, 2013

In-House Interrogatory

Asked: Our weekly question to the In-House community The former general counsel at Mercedes-Benz UK is going virtual. Iain Larkins has opened Radius Law — a virtual law firm. Larkins said he has created an entirely new business model for the commercial law firm in which attorneys work from home. Here’s our question for you: […]

Aug 21, 2013

In-House Interrogatory

Do compensation findings from a recent survey hold up?

Jul 25, 2013

Silver Spring shopping center acquired

Regency Centers Corp., of Jacksonville, Fla., a real estate investment trust that owns, operates and develops grocery-anchored and community shopping centers, closed on the off-market acquisition of Shoppes of Burnt Mills, a 31,316-square-foot neighborhood center in Silver Spring, for a gross purchase price of $13.6 million.

Jun 25, 2013

Court of Appeals tweaks Exxon rulings

The state’s highest court will not change its decision to strip hundreds of Jacksonville residents and businesses of most of the damages two juries awarded in separate lawsuits against Exxon Mobil Corp., stemming from a gasoline leak that continued for more than a month in 2006.

Apr 17, 2013

Exxon’s neighbors ask top court to restore verdicts in gasoline leak cases

Hundreds of Baltimore County residents and businesses who sued Exxon Mobil Corp. over a 2006 gasoline leak have asked the state’s top court to reconsider a decision that stripped them of damages totaling more than $1.6 billion.

Feb 26, 2013

Top court rejects punitive damages, orders new trials for Exxon leak

The state’s top court has eliminated the $1 billion award of punitive damages to Baltimore County residents stemming from a massive 2006 gasoline leak in Jacksonville, and wiped out or ordered new trials on much of the $650 million in compensatory damages as well.

Nov 5, 2012

Lawyers debate damages from Exxon gas leak

Attorneys for Exxon Mobil Corp. battled counsel for Jacksonville residents for more than three hours Monday at Maryland’s top court over more than $1.6 billion in damages that jurors awarded in two sets of lawsuits following a massive, month-long leak at a gasoline station in 2006.

Jul 18, 2012

In-House Interrogatory

The most talked about general counsel in the news in the last week was, of course, former Penn State general counsel Cynthia Baldwin.

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