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counsel

(kown′sĕl) [Fr. conseil fr L. consilium, deliberation, conclusion, resolution, plan]
1. To advise, esp. officially or professionally.
2. Advice, esp. official or professional.
3. A lawyer acting as the legal representative of one of the parties in a trial.
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Based Legal and Business Expertise at a Cost Advantage over in-House Counsel and Outside Law Firms
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legal services market potential at $3-4B this year and $20B by 2010," said Gregg Schor, CEO of General Counsel Solutions.
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area legal community for the first time at a corporate counsel event hosted by the Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA) on April 25 at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, Virginia.
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Following Giuliani's keynote remarks, a panel of in-house counsel and lawyers from Bracewell & Giuliani will discuss how corporate counsel can identify and resolve problems to reduce their company's risk of government investigation.
Kennedy, Senior VP and General Counsel, Sprint Nextel: Kennedy is the chief legal officer of newly merged Sprint Nextel, and previously served as the senior vice president and general counsel of Nextel Communications Inc.
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Patrick announced today the appointment of four Associate General Counsels, effective January 1, 2000.
McQueeney - Associate General Counsel for Litigation
Robertson -Associate General Counsel for Transactions