Posted on August 13, 2014 in Corporate Boards and Leadership, General News
Paula Boggs will be one of the panelists on “Winning the Board Game: Making the Best Moves Toward Board Service,” which will be on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 30.
Posted on August 11, 2014 in Crisis and Risk Management, General News, Leadership
Having taken over the IMF in a time of unprecedented turmoil, Christine Lagarde served largely as a crisis manager. But when asked about the most pressing challenges she’s faced in her tenure, Lagarde described her efforts to persuade Congress to ratify a reform measure that would encourage the representation of women on the organization’s board.
Posted on August 6, 2014 in Corporate Boards and Leadership, General News
Lawyers — once quietly banished from seats at the board table — are now a welcome and sought-after presence. Senior-level in-house counsel serve more than just a legal function, and in the wake of growing regulatory issues, boards almost require experienced lawyers.
Posted on August 4, 2014 in General News, Corporate Culture
During the past few decades, the numbers of female general counsel at Fortune 500 companies and women in law firm leadership positions has significantly risen. Still, when one examines the raw numbers of women in leadership positions at the Am Law 100, it’s clear that there is still plenty of room for improvement.