talent development

  • In-house counsel mentor outside counsel on executive skills

    Here is a unique concept for general counsel: Have your inside lawyers act as mentors to outside counsel to help outside counsel grow, develop and learn your business and build leadership and collaboration skills for your own people in the process.

  • 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...

  • Learning leadership and lovin’ it

    If you are a member of the legal team headed up by Gloria Santona, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary at McDonald’s, you have several leadership opportunities on the menu.

  • Building from without and within

    As the first ever GC at Digital Risk, Hoffman approached the challenge of building her legal team with an eye toward growth from within. Combine this with her experience as a professor, and one can understand why she begins her external talent searches with a strong internship program.

  • Talent nurturing and development for the long term benefit of clients and their lawyers

    All law firms are in the game for the long term. Long term, the interests of the firm are most closely aligned with the talented, hardworking young lawyers.

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