David Ruiz

New Counsel Rules Meant to Keep Sharks Out of 'Ocean of Data' Could Slow Work, Raise Costs, Firms Say

David Ruiz

Recently issued cybersecurity guidelines by the Association of Corporate Counsel are meant to prevent data breaches but some lawyers are saying they will add hours and dollars to projects.

Google Files Rare Sealed Motion in Hiring Data Dispute With DOL

David Ruiz

Tech giant Google filed a motion under seal Tuesday at the instruction of Administrative Law Judge Steven Berlin, in a move that attorneys said was very rare.

Executive Order Targeting H-1B Could Hurt Schools and Universities, Immigration Attorney Says

David Ruiz

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered a review of the temporary worker visa program heavily used by Silicon Valley companies but Dallas-based immigration attorney Harry Joe said changing the program could also hurt universities and schools.

Red Bull North America GC: 'There's No Such Thing as a Sports Lawyer'

David Ruiz

Several in-house counsel at a UC Berkeley School of Law conference described how little sports has to do with their "sports law" jobs.

Cisco Alum Mallun Yen to Leave RPX Post

David Ruiz

Yen, a prominent IP lawyer, will step down as executive vice president of the intellectual property defense company Sept. 1, but will hold a seat on its board of directors.

Judge Abruptly Adjourns Labor Department's Fight with Google

David Ruiz

A Labor Department judge adjourned a bench trial scheduled to close Friday evening as Google's attorneys needed to discuss a "significant matter."

DOL v. Google Trial Over Employment Records Starts

David Ruiz

The bench trial over the U.S. Department of Labor's lawsuit against Google Inc. alleging the company failed to turn over employee compensation data as part of a compliance review, as required by law, started Friday in San Francisco.

IP Head Sam O'Rourke Leaves Facebook

David Ruiz

The intellectual property lead left Facebook after almost 10 years with the company.

Legal Depts. Ask Firms for Diversity, Make Efforts In-House

David Ruiz

Corporate legal departments pushing for greater diversity in outside counsel are also taking steps to improve diversity in-house. Adobe Systems Inc.'s general counsel is among those involved.

Benjamin Alden, Betterment GC: Data Restrictions Hurt Our Customers

David Ruiz

Benjamin Alden, general counsel of personal finance startup Betterment, is caught up in a classic tale of industry disruption: His company allows users to manage their finances by linking their various financial accounts—including bank accounts and credit card info—into one dashboard.

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