Posted on October 15, 2014 in General News, General Counsel, Leadership
Behind every great company is a great law department. A highly experienced legal advisor, backed by a team of dedicated legal professionals, is usually leading that department.
Building and maintaining a successful legal department is challenging. It takes business acumen, industry knowledge, strategic focus and most importantly, leadership skills.
Posted on September 29, 2014 in General News, General Counsel, Leadership
DLA Piper’s Third Global Women’s Leadership Summit (GWLS) begins this evening in Chicago. In an effort to support female lawyers in developing leadership skills and creating business development opportunities, this event brings together women in the legal profession to engage in highly informative panel discussions and networking sessions.
Posted on September 22, 2014 in General News, Leadership
“Practice isn't the thing you do once you're good. It's the thing you do that makes you good.”
Malcolm Gladwell offers this insight into the work it takes to make successful people—and effective leaders—in his book, “Outliers: The Story of Success.” But it issomething that many newer lawyers do not always easily understand early in their careers.
Posted on September 15, 2014 in General News, General Counsel, Leadership
Marla Persky, president and CEO of WOMN LLC, will be on the “Onward and Upward: Demonstrating Success as a General Counsel and Beyond,” panel on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 30. Here is an excerpt from the article she wrote for Next Avenue. The complete article can be found here.