Business and legal leaders share their experience and insights on HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL

On #BakersDozen: Fernando Garcia, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Nissan and Infiniti in Canada

Fernando Garcia is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Nissan and Infiniti in Canada. An acoomplished lawyer, he tackles the infamous #BakersDozen and speaks to the journey he has taken from earliest youth to present day – and his well-earned success.

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.

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.

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.

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.

On #BakersDozen: Monica Zent, Successful CEO And Legal Technology Entrepreneur

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.

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.

Tom Trujillo – Sr. Legal Industry Adviser & Former COO at Bank of America’s Legal Department in Interview for the #BakersDozen

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.

Mplace CO-FOUNDER CALEB KING ON THE MODERN WORKFORCE, TECH AND MORE – IN THE INFAMOUS #BAKERSDOZEN

The greatest challenge the 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. 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.

JACK NEWTON – CLIO CEO AND CO-FOUNDER – IN INTERVIEW FOR THE #BAKERSDOZEN

We interviewed Jack Newton, CEO and Co-Founder of Clio for the infamous #BakersDozen. When the history of modern law is written, Jack will feature prominently. Spotting the opportunity for cloud technology in legal services early on, he evidences a powerful case study in vision, persistence and execution. We observe how he has managed to not only build a highly successful company but also inspire fun and loyalty in the entire enterprise. He brings out the best. And we think that defines legal leadership. Bravo Jack, bravo.

FOLLOW THE MONEY. DERMOT KNIGHT OF NAVIGATE LEGAL STEPS UP FOR THE INFAMOUS #BAKERSDOZEN CHALLENGE

We asked Dermot his thoughts on the greatest challenge facing law – his answer was succinct, powerful and timely: “Inertia. Innovation must go beyond buzzwords at conferences – there needs to be a transition from having an innovation strategy to living one. Those who act first have the most to gain – those that linger the most to lose.” You can read his interview here.

BRING IT. INSPIRED AND INSPIRATIONAL LEGALTECH CEO LECIA KASLOFSKY ON HARD-EARNED SUCCESS AND MORE IN THE #BAKERSDOZEN

Successful Legaltech Founder & CEO Lecia Kaslofsky has the instincts and the inspiration of a winner. Taking the path less trodden, she speaks the story of hard-earned success. When we asked what inspires her? “Olympic athletes inspire me. Musicians inspire me. People who put in the work each and every day and then make it look facile, triumphant even.

TOP IP PARTNER SCOTT LOCKE TAKES ON THE INFAMOUS #BAKERSDOZEN

A little while back, we were fortunate to sit down with Scott Locke, a leading intellectual property partner and department chair at Dorf & Nelson LLP – advising household-name clients in the life sciences industry, the internet of things industry, the fashion industry, the cosmetics industry, the medical device industry and the wearable technology industry. Here you can read how he tackles the infamous #BakersDozen…

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