This is the second in a series of articles titled, What They Don’t Teach You in Law School About Dealing With Legal Recruiters: A Must Read for Law Firm Associates by HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL Contributor and Columnist, David Sarnoff, Esq. Read it here.
Leading corporate governance expert Nancy May discusses the role of the “Digital Director” and the dilemma facing Corporate Boards in determining their needs – and in finding suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill this increasingly critical role.
I see the proliferation of legal operations as a sign that legal departments are more integrated parts of business, as opposed to the oddballs they used to be. I also see it as a way for lawyers to become true business professionals who just happen to understand law well — we will no longer be limited to “just” legal work! Consequently, it’s also a way for attorneys to have more rewarding legal careers, where they can spend more time on what matters and provide strategic, impactful advice.
Nancy May is President and CEO of The BoardBench Companies, a corporate governance advisory firm whose services includes: director search/succession services, board evaluations, director education, and individual director candidate coaching advisory services.