Global Director of Legal Operations
Baker & McKenzie
An accomplished business growth and leading global operations expert with 20+ years of proven experience guiding strategic decisions and programs that transform, improve, grow and enhance law departments and operations. Deep strengths building efficient, scalable processes, driving improvements through technology, system enhancements, shared services, accountability and sustainable practices to deliver on aggressive goals.
An entrepreneur, I have founded, developed and continue to lead legal industry organizations serving domestic and international law firms and law departments to drive revenue and implement systems that save time, money and attract top talent. I have a deep background bridging the gap between law and business, directing corporate counsel and hired firms to work more efficiently, managing company acquisitions and integrating services, ensuring resources are aligned and working at optimal levels. In addition, I am a published author with an extensive track record of success and proud recipient of numerous national industry and business leadership awards.
I currently lead the law, compliance, insurance and government relations operation function for a global Fortune 30 company operating in 160+ countries with the core focus of work centered on aligning departments and operations with an effective business strategy in step with targeted business objectives and goals.