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NLJ Names Cisco’s Mark Chandler One of Decade’s Most Influential Lawyers

Cisco General Counsel, Senior Vice President and Secretary, Mark Chandler, has been named to The National Law Journal’s (NLJ) list of “The Decade’s Most Influential Lawyers.”

Chandler joins 39 other lawyers across key legal practices whose work the NLJ said “was so consequential that it helped to push the profession, an industry or a practice area substantially forward.”

Chandler is singled out for identifying changes to information technology that impact the world of legal services, and developing innovative methods to drive efficiency and collaboration between companies and their outside lawyers..  The NLJ describes him as “an outspoken champion of cutting costs before cutting costs was cool.”

Read about Chandler in this National Law Journal article.

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  1. Congrats to Mr. Chandler. With so many lawyers coming out of law school, it is becoming more competitive than ever. I heard last year more applicants, more graduates, and more prospectives took the LSAT than every before. I actually looked into law, but don’t really think now is the right timing for me.

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  2. Congrats Mark, you are working for a great company and it is no wonder you are named on the list. Way to go.

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  3. Well done Mark, maybe a company to follow!!

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  4. Congratulations Mark,I am a law student and i am really proud to be one because of amazing lawyers like you in our field.

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  5. Congratulations Mr. Chandler.I think about the law studies sometimes, but very soon those thoughts disappear. I Have no such passion and patients to study law. And I am proud for those who gets these diploma!:)My best regards to you :)

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  6. Congrats to Mark, it is indeed a very competitive field to be succeed in and new-comers are having to work extra hard to get their dream job.

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  7. Congrats! What an amazing honor that must be. I feel great winning a case and helping a client but I have never been recognized at that level. It is something to strive for and motivate me. Congrats once again!

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  8. Three cheers for Mark. What an accomplishment!

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  9. Congratulations Mark. You’re become inspiration to all of us!

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  10. Well done, indeed.

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  11. Way to go Mark.

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  12. Congratulations Mark on your achievements!

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  13. whilst some large east coaches face ncaa sanctions, some have drunk driving charge charges, some commit adultery… pittsburgh coach jamie dixon saves lives!

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