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Former J.P. Morgan president discusses how to make outside counsel more engaged

Bringing outside lawyers into important business decisions fosters business relationships that sing

Heidi Miller, former president of J.P. Morgan Chase

The concept of an outside counsel can sometimes conjure the image of a disconnected consultant that is meant to be tapped only when something within their realm of legal expertise pops up. But in a conversation with Chris Edwards, capital artner at Winston and Strawn, former J.P. Morgan Chase President, Heidi Miller, this model is not only inefficient, but easily remedied.

During one of the opening sessions at the Women, Influence and Power in Law conference in Washington, D.C., Miller and Edwards discussed the synergies that emerge when companies become more involved with their legal counsels. She gave advice on more effectively using business line counsel and on what a GCs and c-suite members can do to get more out of their counsels.

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Chris DiMarco

Chris DiMarco, Executive Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, has a background in multimedia production with previous involvement in projects in which he developed and created content...

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