Posted on October 29, 2014 in Crisis and Risk Management, General News, General Counsel, Corporate Culture
Nancy Dowling, vice president and general counsel of Danone–US, spoke with The Law Society Gazette about her career, women general counsel and the role of the in-house lawyer within a company. She participated in the panel discussion “Managing Corporate Risks: Key Issues in Preventing and Navigating Through Crisis” during the 2014 DLA Piper Global Women’s Leadership Summit.
Posted on October 22, 2014 in General News, General Counsel, Corporate Culture, Leadership
This year, “The Feminine Mystique” turned 50. Published in 1963, the book is credited with sparking the second wave of feminism in the United States. In the years since Betty Friedan wrote the book, much has changed in the way of the women’s independence.
But in some areas, the needle hasn’t moved much.
Posted on October 20, 2014 in Corporate Boards, General Counsel
Board membership could serve as an important step in any executive’s career—and it’s no different for general counsel.
At the Global Women’s Leadership Summit panel, “Winning the Board Game: Making the Best Moves Toward Board Membership,” several high-profile general counsel who have also served as board members discussed the benefits board membership has on career advancement.
Posted on October 20, 2014 in Corporate Boards, Crisis and Risk Management, General News, General Counsel, Corporate Culture, Leadership, Mentoring