Matching Evolving Business Challenges with The New Age of Legal Operations Technology

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 56 minutes
Recorded Date: May 11, 2021
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• Topic Introduction
• Role and current sate of Legal Operations
        - The case for Technology in Legal Operations
• Emerson - Case Study
• Brooks Brothers - Where to start as a new GC
• Briefing on doeLEGAL/Questel

Runtime: 56 minutes
Recorded: May 11, 2021


Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) is a practice management strategy of corporate legal departments, insurance claims departments, Intellectual Property, and contract management.

Using technology enables business enterprises to streamline their legal functions to achieve high-efficiency gains for the overall business function. By design, the ELM model is predicated on improving all legal functions, including litigation management, contract lifecycle management, risk and compliance, legal hold, IPR, legal spend, and e-billing.

Join our distinguished panelists from corporate legal departments, legal technology providers, and law firms as we examine several interesting ELM case studies to illustrate its criticality to Legal Ops.

This program was recorded as part of ALM's Legalweek 2021 Virtual Conference on May 11th, 2021.

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Patty Kuehn

Global Law Department Operations

Patty is the Manager of Global Law Department Operations at Emerson. She began her career at Emerson in 1995 as a part time file clerk in the law department while attending college. Over the years, she progressed into jobs of increasing responsibly including serving as a litigation paralegal for 16 years prior to joining the Legal Ops team in 2018.

In her current role, Patty’s focus is financial planning, management and control. She is part of a nine-member team that supports 230 individuals making up a global legal function that spreads over 80 locations.

In the last three years, Patty has contributed to a mission of turning big ideas into reality quickly and effectively with a high-level of professionalism and creativity.

She believes Emerson’s Legal Ops team has been able to build a stronger and more robust function which can grow and develop with the ever-demanding needs of today’s world.

Bruce Kuennen

Sales Director
doeLEGAL, Inc.

Bruce Kuennen is the Director of Sales for doeLEGAL, with over 20 years developing sales teams and professionals in various industries, including Legal Software, Compliance Data, and Investment/Insurance. He has held Sales Management positions with ING Financial, Regulatory Data Corp, and doeLEGAL. Bruce earned a BA in Economics from Central College in Pella, IA.

Jessica Mastrogiovanni

General Counsel
Brooks Brothers

Jessica Mastrogiovanni is currently General Counsel of Brooks Brothers. Previously, she served as General Counsel of Saraca Media Group, Assistant General Counsel at New York & Company and has held the titles of Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer at Premier Education Group.

Jessica has experience providing comprehensive legal advice and counsel on a wide range of matters, including: corporate governance, corporate finance, labor and employment, investigations, commercial, technology, and celebrity licensing contracts, international supply chain agreements, e-commerce, insurance and risk management, privacy compliance, marketing, intellectual property, complex commercial litigation and class actions, SEC regulations and filings, and real estate.

During her career, Jessica has served as a member of executive leadership teams and a trusted advisor and confidant and to board of directors and C-level executives. She is an effective leader of highly regarded legal departments.

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