Category: #BakersDozen

On #BakersDozen: Somya Kaushik CEO and Founder of Esq.Me In Interview With High Performance Counsel

High Performance Counsel (HPC) interviewed Somya Kaushik for #BakersDozen. Somya is CEO and Founder of Esq.Me. Her experience of legal industry entrepreneurship and her perspective on the legal industry’s direction make for compelling reading. Read her insights here on HPC.

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On #BakersDozen: John Thacher of RICOH In Interview With High Performance Counsel

We spoke with John Thacher of RICOH for this #BakersDozen interview. With 18 years in the industry, we were struck by his sound perspective on the future. He is enthusiastic about some of the newer, exciting elements and changing market dynamics. He speaks clearly, from experience, to today’s drivers in the modern legal economy: “Low price and high quality are now fully expected. Client service is once again becoming paramount in the client experience and their decisions to buy from a vendor a second time.”

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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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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 #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: Caleb King, Co-Founder of Mplace Speaks With High Performance Counsel

On the forefront of change in workforce deployment, co-founder of Mplace, Caleb King tackes the issues of modern law and leadership – in the #BakersDozen. Thought: one of the greatest challenges the legal industry faces is adjusting its business model to continue to deliver the high level of service that blue chip clients have come to expect, while engaging and retaining today’s millennial work force.

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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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ON #BAKERSDOZEN: JENNIFER JOHNSON OF RICOH IN INTERVIEW WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL

On #BakersDozen, we interview one of the legal industry’s gifted leaders, Jennifer Johnson. The legal industry is in good hands knowing that inspiring professionals like Jennifer are at the helm. To identify the uniquely powerful role of people and the criticality of great leadership in a rush-around, tech-fueled world takes genius. To make it happen every day takes excellence.

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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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On #BakersDozen: Raymond Blijd In Interview with High Performance Counsel

When I speak with Raymond, I know the future of law will indeed prove exciting – just not the way some people think. With some of the freshest perspective in the industry, here he tackles the infamous #BakersDozen and his responses are well worth noting. Like Ford in his day, the answer lies in looking beyond what is comfortable to identify what is next.

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ON #BAKERSDOZEN: LEGAL SECTOR BANKING EXPERT JAY BENEGAL OF CITIZENS

There is banking – and then there is banking for the legal sector specifically. Jay Benegal is a senior leader and ground-breaker in the field – with years of experience understanding and meeting the needs of legal clients. In a sector that is undergoing landmark change on so many levels, Jay Benegal of Citizens is a voice of experience. Here he tackles the infamous #BakersDozen.

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On #BakersDozen: Bill Bierce, International Tech Lawyer Extraordinaire

Bill Bierce is no stranger to the reinvention of the legal industry that is occurring today. He witnessed the transformation brought about by ITO, HRO and BPO in years past – advising market participants on new forms of business that resulted. It’s invaluable experience in understanding the context for changes occurring in the legal sector. With a smile and the confidence of experience, these days he’s a sought-after adviser on international commerce and international tech transactions.

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Lessons In Leadership: Jessica Lockett of RICOH In Interview For #BakersDozen

A globally-aware, razor-sharp lawyer focused on bringing the very best eDisovery experience to the table for clients, Jessica Lockett speaks to the opportunity for innovation today and more to come in this field. With a keen eye on efficiency, she prides herself in honesty and being the kind of services partner that clients can rely on with confidence.

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