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In-House Counsel Profiles

Brian Farley, senior vice president, general counsel & corporate secretary of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc.

In-House Counsel Profile: Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc.'s Brian Farley

By Lisa Holton |

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. has come a long way from helping pharmacies and other medical professionals figure out doctors' messy handwriting. Brian Farley heads a department of 40, including 16 attorneys, located in Chicago, Atlanta, Raleigh and India.

John Tobola, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Freeport LNG Development L.P.

In-House Counsel Profile: Freeport LNG Development L.P.'s John Tobola

By Richard Acello |

Freeport LNG Development L.P. has responded to the shale gas boom by undertaking a multibillion-dollar expansion. General counsel John Tobola said its earnings are set by contract, not daily oil prices.

Shawn Murphy, Vice President, General Counsel, & Corporate Secretary of Mazda North American Operations.

In-House Counsel Profile: Mazda Motor of America Inc.'s Shawn Murphy

By June D. Bell |

Shawn Murphy heads a team of four attorneys in Irvine who handle products liability consumer litigation claims including warranty and "lemon law" complaints, and asbestos litigation cases.

Cliff Berman, senior vice president and general counsel of Catamaran Corporation

In-House Counsel: Catamaran Corp.'s Cliff Berman

By Lisa Holton |

Catamaran Corp. helps employers, insurers and unions navigate their prescription benefits. Cliff Berman founded the 10-lawyer legal department in 2008.

Lisa Pattis of Wintrust Financial Corp.

In-House Counsel Profile: Wintrust Financial Corp.'s Lisa Pattis

By Lisa Holton |

Wintrust Financial Corp. is one of the faster-growing bank holding companies in the Midwest. General counsel Lisa Pattis was Wintrust's first in-house attorney.