In-House Counsel Profiles

Amy Hancock.

In-House Counsel Profile: Amy Hancock

By Rich Acello |

Amy Hancock is general counsel of the American Beverage Associ­ation, the trade group of the non­alcoholic beverage industry. The group represents the interests of soft-drink companies, bottled-water producers and makers of energy and sports drinks and teas.

Frank Jimenez.

In-House Counsel Profile: Frank Jimenez

By Rich Acello |

"Don't be afraid to take calculated risks. In my career, I've taken voluntary pay cuts and moved in and out of the law in order to pursue my goals."

Robert Ingato of CIT Group.

In-House Counsel Profile: Robert Ingato

By Richard Acello |
Neil Rube.

In-House Counsel Profile: Neil Rube

"Follow your instincts — this is not a dress rehearsal."

Darcy Manning.

In-House Counsel Profile: Darcy Manning

By June D. Bell |

Darcy Manning was hired in 2006 as DHC USA's first in-house attorney, and she remains its sole legal counsel.

Travis Torrence.

In-House Counsel Profile: Travis Torrence

By June D. Bell |

Travis Torrence, Jiffy Lube's only in-house lawyer, coordinates legal services for the company and is a member of its leadership team.

Mark Van De Voorde.

In-House Counsel Profile: Mark Van De Voorde

By Richard Acello |

Mark Van De Voorde is the general counsel at Victaulic Co., a leading producer of mechanical pipe joining products based in Easton, Pennsylvania.

Mia Chiu.

In-House Counsel Profile: Mia Chiu

By June Bell |

Founded in 1998, Ebates is able to channel cash to its users by sharing commissions it receives from retailers for directing traffic to them. "People often think it's too good to be true," Mia Chiu said.

Damien Atkins.

In-House Counsel Profile: Damien Atkins

By June Bell |

Damien Atkins oversees nearly 70 people: the 30-attorney legal group, which has about 20 support staffers, and the public affairs team.

Scott Bojczuk.

In-House Counsel Profile: Electronic Funds Source LLC's Scott Bojczuk

By Richard Acello |

Scott Bojczuk is the general counsel at Electronic Funds Source LLC, a Nashville-based provider of fuel-purchasing cards and payment processing services for the fleet trucking industry.

Audrey Tillman.

In-House Counsel Profile: Aflac, Inc.'s Audrey Boone Tillman

By Richard Acello |

"I like doing things that improve the business, or set us up for success."

David Smolen of GI Partners.

In-House Counsel Profile: David Smolen of GI Partners

By Ginny LaRoe |

"One of the very exciting things about my role is no two days are the same."

Ralph Martin of Northeastern University.

In-House Counsel Profile: Northeastern University's Ralph Martin

By Richard Acello |

"The best general counsels serve multiple purposes."

Mike Brizel.

In-House Counsel Profile: FreshDirect LLC's Mike Brizel

By June D. Bell |

"Few days ever go as planned."

Odalys Perez Dines.

In-House Counsel Profile: Mitsui Foods Inc.'s Odalys Perez Dines

Dines is a one-woman legal department at Mitsui, where she is in charge of handling both legal and compliance matters.

Leslie Kirk, general counsel of Siebert Brandford Shank.

In-House Counsel Profile: Siebert Brandford Shank & Co. LLC's Leslie Carey Kirk

By Richard Acello |

Leslie Carey Kirk is general counsel at New York-based Siebert Brandford Shank & Co. LLC, the largest Latino, black and woman-owned municipal-bond firm on Wall Street.

Mariellen Dugan.

In-House Counsel Profile: New Jersey Resources Corp.'s Mariellen Dugan

By Richard Acello |

"I want litigation counsel that is lean and mean and looking to get to the end game as quickly as possible."

Dana Wagner, general counsel of Square Inc.  .

In-House Counsel Profile: Square Inc.'s Dana Wagner

By Ginny LaRoe |

Dana Wagner, Square Inc.'s first general counsel, oversees legal, government relations, compliance and trust and safety, which numbers around 100 people, including lawyers.