Jonathan Coleman, general counsel, CoStar Group, Inc.; Jaes Derry, assoc gen counsel, chief IP Officer, Arbitron Inc.; Amy Hutchens, gen counsel, vp, Watermark Risk Management International LLC
The WMACCA Corporate Counsel Awards honor leading in-house practitioners for their accomplishments and service. WMACCA is proud to announce the finalists for this year’s awards:
Outstanding Chief Legal Officer: Jonathan Coleman, general counsel and secretary, CoStar Group Inc.; Dean Manson, executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, Hughes Communications, Inc.; Buddy Omohundro, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, Apex Systems, Inc.; Manik Rath, senior vice president, general counsel, Logistics Management Institute; Ho Shin, general counsel, Millennial Media.
Outstanding In-House Counsel: James Derry, associate general counsel, Arbitron Inc.; Suzanne Rich Folsom, senior vice president, ACADEMI LLC; Jeffrey Lobb, assistant general counsel, Choice Hotels International Inc.
Outstanding Paraprofessional: Jennifer Charney, senior trademark paralegal, Discovery Communications, LLC; Barbara Lee, paralegal, Blackboard Inc.; Christiane Lourenco, senior paralegal, Alion Science and Technology Corporation; Yvette Retamoza, International/ Regulatory analyst, The Boeing Company.
Outstanding Large Law Department: AARP; AOL Inc.; Exelis Inc.; Hughes Communications, Inc.
Outstanding Small Law Department: Apex Systems, Inc.; CoStar Group Inc.; Opower
Community Service Award: Amy Hutchens, general counsel, Watermark Risk Management International, LLC; Christopher Kerns, vice president and chief counsel, Fort Myer Construction Corporation; The Advisory Board Company; and Sodexo, Inc.