SuperConference

  • Innovative law departments combine leadership, management

    Ciongoli knew that there were opportunities to leverage software solutions to improve billing and coding methods, but he also realized that, in order to implement real change, he needed to go further than that, to leverage leadership and management strategies to optimize spend and manage finances in a leaner way.

  • Developing leaders in the legal department, part 2

    These are among the philosophies espoused by Scott D. Chaplin, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at ATK, a company in the global aerospace, defense and commercial products space. He sees the need for leadership development on his team because he feels there is a lack of attention to...

  • Moving beyond diversity in the legal department

    The businessman’s comments “remind us that work is left to be done to create a true culture of inclusion,” and that action steps need to be taken in order to create that culture. The panelists agreed, and shared the best practices used to achieve this goal in their legal departments.

  • Crisis in the C-suite

    With the recurring breakdown of corporate governance “checks and balances” and the decline in the public’s trust of traditional modes of corporate governance, heightened scrutiny of corporations has become the new normal in corporate America.

  • Navigating dynamics of the boardroom

    For corporate lawyers, the literacy most likely to impact one’s career trajectory is learning to navigate the levels of conversations during course setting board meetings.

  • GCs offer tips on how to deal with increasing regulator pressure

    U.S. Steel general counsel Suzanne Rich Folsom and DLA Piper partner and head of global litigation Tara Lee provided tips for succeeding as in-house counsel in an increasingly globalized world

  • To be a top legal leader, you must be a top business leader

    The idea of what makes a good in-house legal leader may not be the same as what it was in your parents’ generation, or even the same as just 15 years ago.

  • Advancing women through actions, not just words

    “The higher up we get in our organization, the more we have an obligation to ensure that there are equal opportunities for women and minorities,” said Carrie J. Hightman, chief legal officer of NiSource Inc.

  • 7 myths around CEO succession planning

    Research shows a negative relation between the length of the succession period and the future operating results of a company. But researchers say there are also common misconceptions about succession which data clears up.

  • Receiving top leadership training for inside counsel

    IC’s Mary J. Hynes Institute leads the way in gaining the kind of valuable training that will help you advance from within or become even more marketable to your next employer.

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