Randy Milch

Randy Milch

Host of In-House Legal

Randy Milch is the former executive vice president and general counsel of Verizon Communications. Mr. Milch has worked a career in the telecom industry and brings decades of legal experience to the In-House Legal show.

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February 16, 2017
Uber GC Salle Yoo on Comfort Zones and Seizing New Opportunities

Uber General Counsel Salle Yoo joins host Randy Milch to discuss how lawyers sometimes must leave their comfort zones to seize new opportunities.

January 19, 2017
State Farm CLO Jeffrey Jackson on Ranging Experience in the Legal Office

Jeffrey Jackson, CLO at State Farm, talks about building communities in which budding lawyers feel free to ask questions and speak their minds.

December 12, 2016
CVS Thomas Moriarty on Whether Law Firm Experience is Needed for General Counsel

CVS General Counsel Thomas Moriarty talks about whether working for a law firm is important to be in-house counsel.

May 17, 2016
Cybersecurity in Regulated Industries with AMEX GC Laureen Seeger

Laureen Seeger discusses her path to becoming AMEX GC, industry regulation and cybersecurity, and the importance of brand trust.

April 29, 2016
Google GC Kent Walker on Internet Disruption and Censorship

Google GC Kent Walker how the company approaches the legal balance between personal privacy and the government’s need for access to information.

April 8, 2016
Cisco GC Mark Chandler on Automation and International Surveillance

Mark Chandler, general counsel at Cisco, discusses non-practicing entities (patent trolls) and questions of security, privacy, and surveillance between the U.S. and Europe.

February 24, 2016
Yahoo GC Ron Bell on Privacy vs. Security

In this episode of In-House Legal, Yahoo General Counsel Ron Bell joins host Randy Milch for a conversation about national security vs. online privacy. For companies that provide access to online content worldwide there can be a fine line between freedom of expression and unlawful content. Just because something is legal in the U.S. does...

January 22, 2016
Insights from 3M GC Ivan Fong about Embracing Opportunities

Ivan Fong, senior vice president for legal affairs and general counsel of 3M Company, started in an unusual place for an attorney: as a chemical engineer with undergraduate and graduate degrees from MIT. He attended Stanford Law School and subsequently built a distinguished career from a big law partnership to senior in-house positions in some...

December 2, 2015
Thomson Reuters’ Deirdre Stanley: Being Interested and Getting Ahead

Despite not being 100% sure of her desired practice area when she graduated from Harvard Law School, Deirdre Stanley, now general counsel of Thomson Reuters, was certain of two things: she wanted to work in business and wanted to do so in New York City. During her tenure in Biglaw doing mergers and acquisitions, Deirdre...

October 30, 2015
Ford’s GC David Leitch on Leadership During Crisis

David Leitch is no stranger to crisis. During his career, he was chief counsel for the Federal Aviation Administration during the September 11th terrorist attacks where he was responsible for closing the skies to commercial flights, recruiting qualified Air Marshals, and turning airport security over to TSA. In addition, he was Ford Motor Company’s group...

October 7, 2015
How General Counsels Drive the Legal Profession

Bill Ide’s resume is packed with impressive positions, not the least of which includes ABA President and general counsel of Monsanto. But the rise to his current status didn’t involve a predictable path after law school. Opting out of working for a big law firm after receiving his J.D., he instead accepted a clerkship for...

August 19, 2015
GC at Tumblr: Legal Issues Faced by the Digital Publishing Platform

In 2007, David Karp and Marco Arment started Tumblr, a microblogging website that now hosts over 248 million blogs. General Counsel of Tumblr Ari Shahdadi started at MIT with a graduate degree in computer science. Taking a few risks in his career, Shahdadi moved into the legal field, acquired a law degree from Harvard, and...

July 2, 2015
Copyright Issues, Intellectual Property, and Data Security in the Digital Age

Michael Fricklas is executive vice-president, general counsel, and secretary of Viacom Inc., a powerhouse in the digital content industry. Viacom, a global mass media company, owns Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Spike, Comedy Central, Channel 5 in the UK, and hundreds of other cable television networks. Because of the massive amount of media content it owns...

May 5, 2015
Vertical Promotion is Not Always the Route to General Counsel

Louise Parent served as general counsel and executive vice president of American Express from 1993 until 2013 and has since been Of Counsel at the firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. For eight years at AMEX, Parent worked to prevent and remove global anti-competitive barriers caused by Visa and Mastercard rules. But before...

April 14, 2015
Cyber Security: Using Insurance to Motivate Technology

The public and private sectors are equally struggling with cyber security issues. Despite the development of innovative problem-solving technologies and systems, many small, medium, and large companies are still at great risk of a cyber attack. The government cannot regulate these attacks without proper access to business information and the private sector needs government aggregation...

March 19, 2015
Skills for Success as a General Counsel

In-house lawyers who are looking to become a general counsel face fierce competition and high standards. Corporations are seeking candidates with an extensive skillset, often favoring experienced general counsels, or exceptional in-house lawyers. But how does an in-house lawyer gain these valuable skills? In this episode of In-House Legal, Randy Milch interviews Mark Roellig, General...

February 25, 2015
Verizon’s Randy Milch on Being General Counsel and Running the In-House Legal Department

In-House Legal returns with new host Randy Milch, the executive vice president and strategic policy advisor to the chair and CEO for Verizon Communications. Formerly the general counsel for Verizon, Randy has worked nearly his entire legal career in the telecom industry. In this episode of In-House Legal, Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews...

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