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Maintaining Engagement, Productivity and Loyalty in Disruptive Times


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 57 minutes
Recorded Date: October 17, 2019
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Agenda


  • Potential Causes of Disruption within a Legal Organization
  • Preparing for Disruptive Events
  • Managing Disruption Once It Occurs
  • Lessons Learned
  • Resources
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: October 17, 2019

Description

In an industry undergoing as much disruption as legal, management strategies that support these changes are becoming increasingly important. In order to facilitate change within an organization, each team needs to be equipped with the resources and support they will need when challenges arise. This session will demonstrate successful methodologies for management so you can help facilitate change in any situation without losing the engagement and productivity of your team.

This program was recorded as part of ALM & Corporate Counsel's 2019 Women, Influence, and Power in Law Conference on October 17th, 2019.

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Panelists

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Victoria Silbey

Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
Laureate Education, Inc.

Victoria Silbey serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, of Laureate Education, Inc., a position she has held since September 2017. Ms. Silbey is responsible for all global legal affairs, corporate governance, regulatory matters, and ethics and compliance. She has more than 25 years of legal experience, as well as expertise in business and technology. She spent nearly 20 years at SunGard Data Systems Inc., a global software and services company, where she was the Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President. Previously, she was an attorney with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

Ms. Silbey holds a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University, as well as a Master of Philosophy degree from Oxford University.

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Carol Lowry

Vice President & General Counsel
Lehigh Hanson, Inc.

Carol Lowry is Vice President & General Counsel for Lehigh Hanson, Inc.

Prior to joining the company, Lowry held the position of Vice President & General Counsel for Essroc. Previously she was Associate General Counsel at Carpenter Technology Corporation and also held attorney positions at FirstEnergy and Brouse McDowell.

Lowry earned her J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland and has a B.A. from Carlow University in Pittsburgh.

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Colleen Coyle

General Counsel
American Psychiatric Association

Colleen M. Coyle has been General Counsel for the American Psychiatric Association since 2011. Prior to that she was a partner in the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP and practiced complex commercial and intellectual property litigation for over 20 years. She has been co-leading APA’s effort to enforce the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act on behalf of APA members and their patients.

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Clare O'Brien

Partner
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Clare O’Brien regularly advises major US and international clients on their public and private mergers and acquisition transactions, including public company restructurings, joint ventures and large public transactions. She also provides counsel on corporate law questions, including corporate governance matters.

Ms. O’Brien has been consistently acknowledged as a leading M&A lawyer and has received a “Dealmaker of the Year” award by The American Lawyer.

Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Ms. O’Brien worked with the law firm of Brady & Tarpey, P.C., where her practice included cross-border corporate transactions, litigation and domestic relations. She began her legal career at the Irish law firm of Eugene F. Collins & Son.


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