Jill Of All Trades: Stepping Out Of Your Legal Shoes
Date & Time
Monday, October 26, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Angeline Chen Christine Castellano Nancy Weiss Tracey Lesetar-Smith Bridget K. O'Connor

It is becoming ever more important for General Counsel to not only be able to provide expert legal support and advice to their business, but to also step out of their legal shoes in times of need to provide strategic business advice on commercial objectives and wider business ventures. However becoming an influential business partner can be much more easily said than done. In this session, we will look how you can become a ‘jill-of-all-trades’. Providing strategic advice inside and outside of the boardroom Formulating powerful and lasting relationships with key stakeholders across the business Balancing multiple roles under one hat and keeping calm in times of pressure Understanding the critical competencies to becoming a ‘jill of all trades’

Moderator: Bridget K. O'Connor, Partner, Kirkland

Christine Castellano, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, The Andersons Inc

Nancy Weiss, General Counsel, Institute of Museum & Library Services

Angelina Chen, Former Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary, Siemens Government Technologies

Tracey Lesetar-Smith, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, NASCAR

Hosted by Kirkland & Ellis

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