4 Ways Companies Should React When GCs Behave Badly

As employers across industries scrutinize their policies and workers’ complaints in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal, a legal department may wonder what actions to take when its own general counsel breaches fiduciary duties or engages in misconduct.

Longtime American Red Cross General Counsel David Meltzer, for example, resigned from the non-profit last week after a ProPublica report detailed allegations that he mishandled a sexual misconduct case involving another senior official at the organization in 2012.

Also in January, James Patrick Stanton, the...

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