Former Sears lawyers talk about the lessons learned, bonds formed

In the 1990s, Sears, Roebuck & Co. surged into a new era, opening more stores and increasing product sales. As the Hoffman Estates retail giant reworked its business plans, it also reorganized its legal department — turning it into a place that produced many influential in-house lawyers.Matt Revord, Pam Schneider and Jim Keane serve as prime examples, starting in the new Sears legal department in 1996 …

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