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In-House Counsel 2021 Awards

In-House Counsel Awards 2021

The In-House Counsel Awards celebrate the achievements of attorneys who, among other things, navigate complicated contract negotiations, defend their companies in high-stakes litigation and defend some of their organization’s most important assets.

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The POWER 30: Paul Zech

Paul Zech, Felhaber Larson

In 1984, about 6,000 nurses in Minnesota went on strike for 38 days. It was the largest nurses strike in American history until 2010, when they again went on strike. That was the next strike to be the largest in U.S. history. In 2016 nurses struck again and were out for 37 days, one day short of the 1984 strike.

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The POWER 30: Joni Thome

Joni Thome, Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP

As pandemic shutdowns occurred, companies began to lay off employees. One company laid off five men at the same time. They just happened to be the oldest employees and those with real or suspected health conditions.

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The POWER 30: David E. Schlesinger

David E. Schlesinger is the proud son of Robert Schlesinger, who was described in a magazine article in the 1970s as “typical of the new breed of liberal, courageous lawyers … long of hair, long on guts.” The civil rights lawyer instilled a similar ethic in his son, a member of Sen. Paul Wellstone’s campaign when the senator’s plane crashed. Persuaded by Wellstone’s commitment to the “little guy,” he decided to focus on individual plaintiffs, in another branch of civil rights, employment law.

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