Name
103 Effective Strategies for Integrating Legal into Business Units
Date & Time
Thursday, October 17, 2019, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Rhonda Powell Robin M. Solomon Jennifer Schatzman Kathleen Vanderziel Susan Szafranski Wendy Gerard
Description
Many businesses’ in-house legal departments look a bit like a law firm with the entire department functioning in a centralized unit or location. However, as the role of legal becomes more than just contract review and trouble spotting is there value in integrating your department into specific areas of the business?  Some companies believe so and are challenging their teams to weigh in strategically on specific projects. This session will review the pros and cons of a decentralized legal department. 
 
- What does a decentralized legal department look like and how does it function? 
-Identifying business units or projects that could benefit from strategic legal counsel 
-Tracking and identifying results