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.Read More
Alan is Sr. Associate General Counsel for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. where his responsibilities include leading the Office of Outside Counsel Management and Legal Operations.Read More
A renowned expert in the field, David Greetham is the Vice President of eDiscovery at Ricoh USA, Inc., where he is responsible for Intelligent eDiscovery services. He is also a champion of people and the development of individual potential. He speaks to a love of mentoring his team by encouraging them to become even better than they think they can be, and by helping them by removing barriers that stand in their way. Here he tackles the (now) infamous #BakersDozen interview on High Performance Counsel. We think you’ll enjoy what he has to share.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
On #BakersDozen: Akbar Jaffer, CMO of Award-Winning ZorroSign – In Interview with High Performance Counsel
I am a marketer by passion, products guy by heart, and a technologist by profession. Currently I serve as a member of the Board and as the Chief Marketing Officer of ZorroSign.Read More
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.Read More
On #BakersBest 4X4 Edition, Issue 4 – Top Legal Industry Leaders Speak: Fernando Garcia, Tom Trujillo, Brendan Burnett & Ed Vidal
On #BakersBest 4X4 Edition, Issue 4 – Top Legal Industry Leaders Speak: Fernando Garcia, Tom Trujillo, Brendan Burnett & Ed Vidal.
At High Performance Counsel, we pride ourselves on asking the right questions – which are typically also the tough questions. So any of these four questions taken from our infamous #BakersDozen interview is arguably an essay in its own right. #hipcounsel
I went to law school straight from undergrad (Yale to Yale), where I realized that while I loved much of the substance of legal work, its rhythm wasn’t suited to my temperament.Read More
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.Read More
On #BakersBest 4X4 Edition, Issue 1 – Top Legal Industry Leaders Speak: Mark Cohen, Sarvarth Misra, Dennis Garcia & Caleb King
On #BakersBest 4X4 Edition – Top Legal Industry Leaders Speak: Mark Cohen, Sarvarth Misra, Dennis Garcia & Caleb KingRead More
On #BakersBest 4X4 Edition, Issue 2 – Top Legal Industry Leaders Speak: Mary Mack, Jennifer Silverman, Debbie Reynolds & Rashda Rana
At High Performance Counsel, we pride ourselves on asking the right questions – which are typically also the tough questions. So any of these four questions taken from our infamous #BakersDozen interview is arguably an essay in its own right. Welcome to the second issue of #BakersBest – four of the best in the legal industry answering four tough, timely questions. We hope you like it.Read More
On #BakersDozen: Ed Vidal Executive Vice President and General Counsel of iCrowdNewswire In Interview With High Performance Counsel
We interviewed Ed Vidal, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of iCrowdNewswire for #BakersDozen here on High Performance Counsel.
Ed is a business lawyer with over 30 years of experience in New York and Chicago firms.
Since 2012 he has been General Counsel of an online media startup business, which has matured into two self-sustaining companies.
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.Read More
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.Read More
We were especially delighted to interview Dennis Garcia for this edition of #BakersDozen. Our pleasure in getting to know him is now our pleasure in sharing this interview with you. We’re not allowed to pick favorites but this is way up the list. #hipcounselRead More
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.Read More
On #BakersBest 4X4 Edition, Issue 5 – Top Legal Industry Leaders Speak: Sonya Olds Som, Monica Zent, Harry Buck & Laura Maechtlen
On #BakersBest 4X4 Edition, Issue 5 – Top Legal Industry Leaders Speak: Sonya Olds Som, Monica Zent, Harry Buck & Laura Maechtlen. Our #BakersBest 4X4 Series brings together the thoughts and insights of top thought-leaders and practitioners in the space – a coming together around the same questions in a sharing of timely perspective.Read More
To kick off Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions’ new Legal Innovator blog series – showcasing how industry leaders and experts are moving the business of law forward – we turned the tables on David Kinnear, publisher and chief conversationalist with High Performance Counsel who spends most of his time talking to the leading thinkers and practitioners in the industry.Read More
On #BakersDozen: Stephen Ward, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Clerksroom In Interview With High Performance Counsel
As Co-Founder and Managing Director of Clerksroom Stephen Ward is familiar with change and innovation in the legal business – he’s driving it. With a keen eye for making the client experience better, he has been busy transforming how barristers’ chambers are managed and services delivered in the burgeoning UK legal market. Here he speaks with High Performance Counsel for #BakersDozen.Read More
Sarvarth Misra is the CEO of ContractPodAi – a disruptive, SaaS based legal tech business providing AI powered end to end contract management solution. He reflects the forward-thinking of a new generation in the legal industry with a sharp eye for the opportunity that great technology can create.Read More
On High Performance Counsel: Debbie Reynolds is a global thought-leader and advisor to Fortune 500 Companies on data privacy and electronic evidence handling in high-stakes litigation. We invited Debbie to tackle the infamous #BakersDozen interview and we’re sure you’re going to enjoy what she had to share.Read More
On #BakersDozen High Performance Counsel interviews the Honourable Mr Justice Graeme Mew who was appointed to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in December 2013. He sits on the senior trial court in Canada’s largest province, exercising civil, criminal and family jurisdiction – and also on the boards of the Ontario Superior Court Judges Association and the Sports Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada.Read More
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.”Read More
On #BakersDozen: Roger O’Sullivan, General Counsel of Cogstate In Interview with High Performance Counsel
Mr. O’Sullivan has extensive experience as legal counsel for the healthcare and life sciences industries, bringing broad, frontline experience establishing strategic alliances and structuring and negotiating complex commercial/corporate transactions.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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