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Top In-House Legal Department Recipients:

How law firms create enduring relationships with their in-house clients Kaplan, Inc. Janice L. Block General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Sears Holdings Corporation Kal Gibron Vice President of Real Estate Law & Asset Management