April 2006

Great post by Bruce MacEwen (author of the extraordinary Adam Smith, Esq.) on the Business Week article highlighting the performance of Nucor.  The full Business Week story is here.

The numbers tell an amazing story:  a 387% return to shareholders over the past 5 years, handily beating almost all other companies on the S&P

Picture this:  I’m driving to dinner with my four kids.  My wife is at her book club.  Desperate for a sound other than gameboys, I turn on NPR’s Marketplace program.  The host, Kai Ryssdal, is interviewing Anne Mulcahy, the CEO of Xerox.  She had been with the company for 30 years when she was unexpectedly

I was reading the “In-House Counsel” feature of The National Law Journal of April 10, 2006.  The featured lawyer was Andrew A. Merdek of Cox Enterprises, Inc.  In the section about his legal team and outside counsel, Merdek had this to say about his law firm, Washington-based  Dow, Lohnes & Albertson: “We don’t have their phone