David Ruiz

Uber, Twitter and Oracle GCs Sound Off on International Obstacles

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A panel of high-powered general counsel for Silicon Valley tech companies explained their current legal priorities in doing business all across the world.

VMWare Names Amy Olli as New General Counsel

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The virtualization and cloud computing software company has hired the former Avaya GC to lead its legal department.

Google Scores in Data Battle With Labor Department

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A San Francisco judge granted Google some protection from a deep data probe for employee compensation, salary history and contact information.

Google Scores in Data Battle With Labor Department

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An administrative law judge prevented the Department of Labor from gaining access to reams of data it requested from Google as part of an external government audit.

To Depose a CLO: A Tricky Situation for Uber's Lawyers

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Deposing an in-house counsel means wading through question after question about privileged information, said several trial attorneys.

Zenefits GC Joshua Stein On Outside Counsel, Moving Past Regulatory Challenges

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Joshua Stein spoke to The Recorder about the company's recent licensing issues, outside counsel relationships and more.

Legal Departments Can Take the Lead When Workplace Disaster Hits

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When violence strikes the workplace, legal departments will have a big role in dealing with what comes next.

Uber's Legal Department Drives Forward Without Travis

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Legal consultants and private-practice attorneys say Uber's legal department needs to sort out a reporting structure and how to handle the Covington report without former CEO Travis Kalanick there to lead.

Cynthia Cole's Unexpected Path From GC to CEO at Spectra7

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After the sudden death of Spectra7's CEO, then-GC Cynthia Cole stepped in to lead the company.

Making GC Head of Human Resources Could Have Helped Uber, Attorneys Say

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In the Covington & Burling report released last week by Uber Technologies Inc. in response to claims of harassment and bias at the company, one theme kept popping up: gaps in the human resources department's communication with in-house counsel.

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