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Tips from the Top: Karen Wishart

Karen Wishart, the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for TV One, joined TV One in January 2005. As a member of the senior management team, she oversees the business and legal affairs department, as well as the human resources department for the company. Her responsibilities include the negotiation of agreements for all of the company’s business units, as well as corporate governance, risk assessment and strategic planning. In addition, she is responsible for business development for the company and is the Secretary to the Board of Managers.Wishart joined TV One from Scripps Networks, where she was Vice President…

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Tips from the Top: Sheryl Willert

Sheryl Willert is managing director of Williams Kastner, and a member in the firm's Seattle office. Ms. Willert represents clients in complex commercial litigation, employment law and counseling, investigations and alternative dispute resolution. A national speaker and author on such topics as sexual harassment, age discrimination, and race discrimination, Ms. Willert has successfully represented individuals and corporations in such matters. Additionally, Ms. Willert has represented clients in matters involving professional negligence, product liability, personal injury, contracts, and civil rights. Ms. Willert is a past president of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, the nation’s largest association of civil defense attorneys…

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Tips from the Top: Carrie E. Cope

Carrie E. Cope is a shareholder in the law firm of Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, P.C.  She is head of the firm’s regulatory and specialty lines’ claims monitoring and coverage consulting practice areas.  She serves on LexisNexis’ Insurance Law Advisory Board and writes a monthly column on law firm life for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. She is the author of numerous publications. Selected publications include On the Cusp of Change: the Intersection of Social Media and Insurance — New Appleman on Insurance Law, Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law (LexisNexis 2011), chapters on the Regulation of Policy Forms -…

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Tips from the Top: Laurel Bellows

Tips from the Top: Laurel Bellows Laurel Bellows, a principal of The Bellows Law Group, P.C. in Chicago, represents executives in the United States and internationally.  Laurel is an experienced business lawyer counseling senior executives and corporations on employment matters, employment and severance agreements, executive compensation and workplace disputes.  Her expertise in executive compensation matters also includes mid-level management compensation and benefit plans, and matters involving incentives, pensions, retirement and workforce restructuring. Bellows is currently president-elect of the American Bar Association. Her one-year term as president will begin at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting in August 2012.  She…

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Tips from the Top: Sheila Wilson-Freelon

Sheila Wilson-Freelon is a Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Discover Financial Services, a Fortune 500 company, headquartered in the Chicagoland area. Prior to her current role, Ms. Wilson-Freelon was Vice President and Assistant General Counsel with Morgan Stanley, a premier financial services firm headquartered in New York and the former parent company of Discover Financial Services. Ms. Wilson-Freelon received her Bachelor of Arts Degree (cum laude) from the University of Mississippi and her Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University School of Law, where she was an Earl Warren Legal Scholar. She also earned her Master of Divinity at…

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