What I Wish I Knew: Strategic Tips for Law Firm Partners
Aug
24
11:45 am11:45

What I Wish I Knew: Strategic Tips for Law Firm Partners

  • Latham & Watkins LLM

This session will focus on hearing the perspective of both emerging and established company General Counsel discussing how their perspective on providing client services shifted when they became the client, and openly sharing the things they wish they knew when they were still law firm partners. 

Raising Your Public Profile
Oct
5
11:45 am11:45

Raising Your Public Profile

  • TBD

This session will include a panel of representative from major legal publications such as the Recorder, Daily Journal, Association of Corporate Counsel along with insights for building a successful public profile from WISE co-founder, Olga Mack.


Negotiating for Your Success
Jun
22
11:45 am11:45

Negotiating for Your Success

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Linda Netsch,  a negotiation and conflict resolution lecturer at Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School and Haas School of Business will lead a session on how to use your individual strengths to achieve success, regardless of the styles of your counterparts.Successful negotiators, particularly in business and law, are often described as tough, aggressive, and confident. Unfortunately, women displaying these characteristics are often not viewed positively. This session will focus on the skills which are actually most effective in negotiations and how to use those skills for better results.

Developing Your Personal Brand
Mar
9
11:45 am11:45

Developing Your Personal Brand

  • K&L Gates

This session will highlight how to develop and articulate your personal brand to thrive in your professional environment.  Law firm lawyers can apply this learning to improving their marketing or elevator pitch; in-house counsel can discuss how to ensure the brand of you and your legal department leads to productive relationships with your business client.  All members will work collaboratively to improve each other's brands.

Meet and Greet
Jan
11
12:00 pm12:00

Meet and Greet

  • Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Kick off WISE with lunch, meet fellow participants, and discuss the plans and goals for the year ahead.