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In-House Counsel Profiles

Noel Elfant, Vice President and General Counsel at DeLaval, Inc.

In-House Counsel Profile: DeLaval Inc.'s Noel Elfant

By Richard Acello |

Noel Elfant is chief legal officer for North America, working with counterparts in five countries.

Anne Ortel, general counsel of Ustream.

In-House Counsel Profile: Ustream Inc.'s Anne Ortel

By June D. Bell |

"It's always a challenge when you're helping a company shift its business model."

Stephen Beard, general counsel of Heidrick & Struggles.

In-House Counsel Profile: Heidrick & Struggles International Inc.'s Stephen Beard

By Lisa Holton |

"The day starts when I wake up — we're operating in every time zone in the world."

In-House Counsel Profile: ManpowerGroup Inc.'s Richard Buchband

By Lisa Holton |

ManpowerGroup Inc. was founded in Milwaukee in 1948 by two attorneys who needed a typist for a short-term project. The company now employs 30,000 people in 80 countries and territories. Richard Buchband leads a 75-attorney law department.

In-House Counsel Profile: Northwestern University's Thomas G. Cline

By Lisa Holton |

Thomas Cline leads a nine-attorney legal department in Evanston. During the past year, the top items have been litigation involving the athlete union and a Title IX matter involving a professor and a student.