Trusted Advisor: Influencing Key Decisions & Delivering Business Value
Date & Time
Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Jennifer Schott Pierre Gentin Sumeet Chugani Jason Barclay Michelle Fang

General Counsel are very often the first point of call for responding to a crisis. They need to be nimble in their response; effective in their leadership; and strategic in their advice to c-suite and stakeholders. These elements provide the ingredients to success. They are vital to influencing the decision-making process and successfully navigating the business through difficult times. Achieving this can further demonstrate the legal team's value to the business as a trusted advisor and therefore drive future buy in for your own initiatives in the future. 

  • Critical competencies for becoming a trusted advisor 
  • Forming strong partnerships and communicating business value with key stakeholders and the c-suite
  • Understanding your position in the decision making process

Moderator: Michelle Fang, Chief Legal Officer, Turo

Jennifer Schott, Deputy General Counsel - Enterprise Governance & Finance & Assistant Secretary, Caterpillar

Pierre Gentin, Global General Counsel, McKinsey & Company

Sumeet Chugani, Deputy General Counsel, Head of Consumer Legal - FVP, Apple Bank

Jason Barclay, Chief Legal Officer & Executive VP, Athletico