How HP Legal Became Antifragile

  Moving from simple risk management to antifragility is a critical new capability that legal teams worldwide are striving to attain. Antifragility has become key in sustaining organizational objectives in a time where performance and security are critical attributes for business survival. The rationale is simple. Fragile systems break when unexpected things happen. Robust systems … Continued

ACC 2020 is Fully Digital and LawGeex Will Be There

The shift to digital events poses numerous technical and organizational challenges, but it also offers opportunities. COVID-19 has been disrupting our lives for six months now. We all continue to adjust, creating makeshift home offices and figuring out how to best light our video calls. We’re also making big changes in how we conduct business. … Continued

Evolving the Legal Agenda and Mitigating Risk In Uncertain Times

By Noa Sharinn Rethinking the legal function is no longer optional for corporate legal departments. It has become essential to ensuring that companies continue to operate effectively during times of business uncertainty. For financial services and insurance companies to thrive, rethinking how Legal operates is a must. Legal workflows have always been labor intensive and … Continued

Six Ways To Ensure Employee Wellbeing During Covid-19

  Central to Legal Continuity is the need to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff while balancing the core functions of the business. Companies around the globe have taken unprecedented action in rolling out mandatory remote work for their employees, and the consequences of balancing demanding schedules and the impacts to immediate family can … Continued

Can Tech Ever Replace Lawyer Magic?

  Professor Oliver Goodenough, professor of law at Vermont Law School, raises a question about the role of artificial intelligence in the legal profession: Is what lawyers do really special enough to rule out automation?

13 Skills Successful Lawyers Put On Their LinkedIn Profiles

If you’re looking for a new role, LinkedIn is a good place to find a dream job. At least 500 million people use the network, accessing more than 10 million active job listings. There are more than 113,000 general counsel listed on the professional social network, and 67 percent of in-house counsel check the platform … Continued

GCs At Cool Companies: Elisa Garcia At Macy’s

 In our new series, “GCs At Cool Companies Talk About Work (with apologies to Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee) we speak with the world’s leading general counsel to discover the essence of the modern top legal leader, and their impact on core business challenges.   This month we talk to Elisa Garcia, GC at Macy’s. The … Continued