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Jul. 19, 2009

Crisis Veteran Now Guides Pizza Chain

As the first general counsel of California Pizza Kitchen, Christopher O'Brien draws on his in-house experience and his background as a firm corporate lawyer to guide the chain through governance, employment and contract matters.

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By Rebecca U. Cho
Daily Journal Staff Writer

Restaurant chain California Pizza Kitchen can trace its roots to the Los Angeles legal scene. Beverly Hills attorneys Rick Rosenfield and Larry Flax founded the Los Angeles-based business in 1985. But only recently has the chain, which has grown to 253 restaurants, with 27 international locations, hired its first general counsel in Christopher O'Brien.

O'Brien joined the casual dining chain ... (continued)

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