Tag: general counsel

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 #Cybersecurity: Addressing The Cyberthreat To Law Firms – Expert Chuck Brooks Interviews Jon Loew, CEO Of AppGuard

The legal industry faces significant challenges in embracing the issue of Cybersecurity – and in responding to the growing Cybersecurity threat. It is also a top-of-mind issue for a growing number of clients who turn to their legal advisers for strategic direction. Here, HPC Cybersecurity Expert Contributor Chuck Brooks interviews the CEO of AppGuard, Jon Loew.

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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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MPlace: Don’t Under-Estimate #Millennials. 5 Timely Tips to Win Over the Next Generation #Legal Workforce

The millennial generation represents a significant opportunity – or difficulty – for those organizations in and servicing the law and legal services sector. The key to success is understanding the drivers influencing this generation and having a clear strategy for engaging it successfully. Caleb King, a co-Founder of Mplace, unpacks the issues and speaks truth to the role of technology in harnessing this talented generation.

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Farming And Law – Worthy Professions Responding To The Unforgiving Voice Of Innovation.

“A moment – poised atop the vast field in the dark. Barely in our seats as the vast array pulls us steeply downward. Our powerful spaceship hovered, engine hungry – then plunged deep into the dark – only pierced by the sharp arc lights – and that was plenty. This is not the farming of my childhood. It is better, far better. And the same will be true of law.”

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LEADING STARTUP COUNSEL OLGA MACK TALKS #LEGALOPS WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL

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.

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