Posted on November 13, 2012 in Corporate Boards, Crisis and Risk Management, General Counsel, Corporate Culture
In times of crisis or not, a general counsel must be aware of his or her role and how he or she should communicate with the board. However, as noted by moderator Ann McLaughlin Korologos, former US Secretary of Labor and former chairman, RAND Corporation Board of Trustees, that role can oftentimes be conflicted given the GC’s seat on the executive management team while reporting to the board and keeping it advised.
Posted on November 13, 2012 in General News, General Counsel, Corporate Culture, Mentoring
Anne Mulcahy, former chairman and CEO of Xerox Corporation, and Stasia Kelly, DLA Piper partner and incoming US co-managing partner, opened DLA Piper’s second Global Women’s Leadership Summit by discussing their definitions of leadership, expectations of GCs in the boardroom and how female general counsel can make themselves integral to the success of a company.
“It’s All About Followership”
Posted on October 9, 2011 in General News, General Counsel, Corporate Culture, Mentoring
The following are blog posts from the 2011 Global Women's Leadership Summit. They highlight the dynamic speakers and presentations that were given.
GLOBAL DIPLOMACY: A WOMAN'S PERSPECTIVE - 7:00 PM
Three very distinguished panelists closed the inaugural DLA Piper Global Women's Leadership Summit: Her Excellency Claudia Fritsche, Ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the US; Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks, Ambassador of Jamaica to the US; and Her Excellency Sheila Siwela, Ambassador of Zambia to the US. The three women discussed the issues they face and the diplomatic tools they use to break through the glass ceiling.