In this interview with Corporate Counsel Business Journal, Stacie LeGrow, VP and Deputy GC for Americas Sales with Cisco, and Tracy Wright, principal corporate counsel with Cisco, discuss the evolution of their working relationship, and insights they have drawn regarding talent development, mentoring and sponsorship. Continue Reading Evolution of a Working Relationship
In this interview with Corporate Counsel Business Journal, Shawn R. White unveils her “secret recipe” for working with the family office of Will Smith, Jaden Pinkett Smith and their family circle.Continue Reading Full Potential, Full Circle
Neil Belloff, General Counsel, Acorda Therapeutics, believes in treating every employee like family.
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David Moreno discusses his experiences thus far with Blank Rome, including what led him to join the firm, as well as how cultivating relationships will bear “abundant fruit”.
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Sylvia Kerrigan, a former litigator, with over a decade of boardroom experience under her belt, shares her career trajectory and insights on corporate culture and leadership.
Continue Reading Perspectives from a Recovering Litigator, Now Turned Board Member
Zoee Bradley, a pharma GC and compliance officer, provides some good advice for building your GC presence. Among her strategies are some old chestnuts, such as being your authentic self and investing in your development. But a few others are less shopworn and potentially impactful, including a smart take on the GC as “safe refuge.” “Confidentiality and privilege are the cornerstones of any lawyer’s practice, but an impactful GC does more than maintaining confidentiality and privilege,” she writes. “They act as a safe refuge for all within the company, especially their leadership team.” At the same time, it takes care and work to establish such a safe space. “By setting clear boundaries and expectations, and strictly maintaining confidence, you will position yourself as a trusted GC,” she writes. “They will know not only to call on you when the crisis happens, but when they see a crisis form.” Check out the latest edition of ACC Docket here.
Continue Reading 5 Strategies to Build Value and Influence as a GC
Connie Collingsworth is chief business operations officer with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Her remarks have been edited for length and style.
CCBJ: What led you to pursue a career in law?
Connie Collingsworth: I was somewhat strong-willed, always standing up for what was right, and I wanted to be an independent professional.
Continue Reading At the Table: Look Past the Paper to the Person