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Creating a Common Theme in a Diverse Career

Madison had an eclectic career of varied experiences from working in the court system to working with a media organization and most recently a law firm. Her goal was to leverage the commonalities of her experiences to position herself as an expert in select fields rather than as a Jill-of-all-trades. Madison did have an existing résumé which was nicely organized into the following sections: Qualifications Summary, Endorsements, Professional Highlights, Community Service, and Education.

Yum! Brands Shares Hit New Life-Time High on Q1 Results

Shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) touched a new life-time high of $54.98 on Thursday. The company's first quarter revenue exceeded Street view boosted by growth in China, which helped offset weakness in its U.S. operations.

FDIC sues Ga.-based law firm Smith Welch & Brittain for legal malpractice

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) has sued a law firm in Henry County, Georgia, and one of its partners, accusing them of professional negligence, legal malpractice and other misconduct related to multi-million dollar real estate loans that contributed to the 2009 collapse of Neighborhood Community Bank (NCB) in Newman.

Fannie Mae fires Florida law firm Ben-Ezra & Katz

Fannie Mae has booted Florida-based foreclosure law firm Ben-Ezra & Katz from its retained attorney network after noticing that the firm was not handling its matters in strict compliance with proper procedures, ethical codes of conduct and legal requirements.

Lawsuit accuses Google of stealing trade secrets

NEW YORK, Feb 14 - Technology communications company VoIP Inc sued Google Inc. in New York Supreme Court on Monday, accusing the Internet giant of stealing its trade secrets related to online voice technology.

Legal sector Dec job losses indicate struggle ahead

The legal sector has lost 1,000 jobs in December, recording its third straight month of job losses, but overall, the sector has more jobs than a year ago, according to the data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Legal sector struggling, reports suggest

A significant drop in jobs in the legal sector over the past two months and a sluggish rise in billing rates in 2010 indicate that law firms are still struggling to overcome the economic slowdown.

KKR-led consortium gobbles Del Monte for $5.3 bln

Del Monte Foods, one of the country's largest producers, distributors and marketers of branded food and pet products for the U.S. retail market, has agreed to be acquired by an investor group led by private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) for $5.3 billion, including debt.