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On #BakersDozen: Tom Trujillo – EVP, Deputy GC & COO, Wells Fargo Law Department – In Interview with High Performance Counsel

Tom speaks with refreshing authenticity from a rich well of experience in the legal industry. His voice speaks clearly to both the challenges and opportunities ahead for lawyers and the industry we embrace. As we congratulate him on his new appointment as Deputy General Counsel & COO with Wells Fargo’s Law Department, we invite you to share in what he has to say about the road ahead.

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On #BakersDozen: Monica Zent, Founder & CEO of Foxwordy In Interview with High Performance Counsel

Monica Zent is one of the bright shining lights in modern law. With her upbeat, “can do” attitude she is one of the driving forces at the epicenter of legal industry change via innovation and smart enabling technology. A valued HPC Advisory Board member, and a force to be reckoned with, here she tackles the infamous #BakersDozen.

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On #BakersDozen: Sonya Olds Som In Interview with High Performance Counsel

We interview Sonya Olds Som aka “The Connector” in our latest episode of #BakersDozen.
A consummate professional herself, Sonya is a source of advice, insight and inspiration to countless legal professionals in today’s legal industry.
We like what Sonya is about. We think you will also. This is a must-read.

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Sonya Olds Som, Partner at Major, Lindsey & Africa, Honored as Executive of the Year by the National Bar Association General Counsel Invitational

Sonya Olds Som, a partner with legal search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), has been honored as “Executive of the Year” by the National Bar Association General Counsel Invitational (NBA GCI) at its third annual conference in New York City.

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On #BakersDozen: Doug Ellenoff of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP In Interview with High Performance Counsel

Doug Ellenoff is a partner in the NYC-based 80 lawyer firm of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP (EGS), which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. He is also Chairman of iDisclose, which is a legal technology company. On #BakersDozen, he speaks truth to the changing face of law, the opportunities and challenges that technology represents for modern practitoners and the possibilities for meaningful innovation.

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On #BakersDozen: Laura Maechtlen, Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP In Interview For The #BakersDozen

My first career was in music — violin performance.  During my junior year of college, I began researching next steps in my educational journey and realized that auditions for a masters or PhD in music would be ridiculously competitive, and that my career path in music would remain that way.

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ON #FEARLESSLAW: PEARSON GC & CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER BJARNE TELLMANN

Bjarne P. Tellmann is Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of Pearson and a member of its Executive team. A FTSE 40 company with 36,000 employees in over 70 countries, Pearson provides a range of education products and services to institutions, governments and individual learners. Here he talks to High Performance Counsel as part of our exclusive #FearlessLaw series.

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On #BakersDozen: Rashda Rana SC (QC) – Leading Barrister, Mediator and International Arbitrator

On #BakersDozen: Rashda Rana SC (QC) – Leading Barrister, Mediator and International Arbitrator. A reluctant lawyer, Rashda has proven to be one of the very best – demonstrating professional excellence and a passion for advocacy on the critical issues of equality and unconscious bias. #BakersDozen is an exclusive series of interviews with top professionals in the legal, finance and consulting sectors – presented by High Performance Counsel.

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On #BakersDozen: Ken Grady In Interview with High Performance Counsel

Ken Grady is one of the finest minds in the modern legal industry and we love sharing his #BakersDozen interview.
We particularly enjoy the practicality of his perspective and his mindset: “acknowledge success, but focus on reality.” We find this to be acutely relevant and timely as the legal industry seeks to define its future self. Those in the sector – or contemplating it professionally – could do no better than to read what Ken has to say.

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ZorroSign Presents: Security of eSignature and Post-Execution Forgery Detection

Akbar Jaffer of ZorroSign: Historically, the legal industry has been very conservative when it comes to adopting new technology. That’s more true for electronic signature and digital transaction management (DTM) solutions, and for good reason. This is primarily so because of post-execution forgery detection, or lack thereof. Now there are ways to address this challenging issue.

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High Performance Counsel Presents Its Inaugural #Bakers18 In Association With ACEDS

2018 will be a landmark year in the legal industry so we assembled a crack team, the best of the best, the creme de la creme – the #Bakers18 – to share their thoughts on how this year plays out. It’s a bit like Ocean’s Eleven. Only much, much better. Happy new year from all of us at High Performance Counsel.

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