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Calm under fire: BNY Mellon’s GC Jane Sherburne

The general counsel of New York financial services corporation BNY Mellon is a keynote speaker at the upcoming Women, Influence & Power in Law Conference.

There is a fundamental difference between working well in crisis and thriving under pressure. Many lawyers think well on their feet – it’s part of the job description. But few lawyers actively embrace the chaos like Jane Sherburne, general counsel to The Bank of New York Mellon.

“That is my sweet spot,” Sherburne told InsideCounsel in a recent interview. “I’m happiest in a big mess.”

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