Scandals Catapult Lawyers To Corner Offices

Law360, New York (October 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- The dawn of the Enron era provided a boost in work for many corporate lawyers. But with corporate scandals and ongoing government investigations showing no signs of slowing, more companies are trying to lure top legal stars to the corner office as the demands on chief executive officers become increasingly complex, according to a new report.

In the wake of major corporate fallouts such as Worldcom, and as the widespread stock options backdating scandal heats up, corporate giants are increasingly turning to top business lawyers and...
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