Clear the Path to Your Own Success: Three Ways Women Lawyers Can Overcome Reluctance to Self-Advocate in the Workplace
In a recent report by BarkerGilmore and Chief Executive Group, 70% of CEOs described their ideal GC as one who acts as a strategic business partner and is a valued member of the leadership team. However, although the GC role is viewed in most cases as an integral member of the executive leadership team, a majority of CEOs surveyed feel their GCs are falling short when it comes to their actually being a contributing strategic business partner. The report’s findings indicate that CEOs want their GCs to step up, raise their game, and add greater value to the senior management team dynamic.READ FULL ARTICLE
As the corporate legal landscape becomes increasingly complex, the role of in-house legal counsel is more important than ever. But finding the best legal talent can prove a daunting challenge. Most organizations do not have the time, the resources, or the expertise to conduct a thorough search themselves. Too often, they end up selecting from a pool of unqualified candidates for this vital position.
Trustworthy. Transparent. Communicative. Confident. Excited. Passionate. Would any of these words describe the last recruiter you worked with? If you answered anything but a resounding “yes,” then it may be time to have an open and honest discussion with your recruiter regarding your expectations, or find someone new who better aligns with your beliefs, capabilities, and goals.READ FULL ARTICLE
We at BarkerGilmore sincerely hope you, your family, and your team are well despite the health crisis upon us. After speaking with many General Counsel across the country this past week, we have gained a clear understanding and appreciation for the tireless efforts and pragmatic decisions being made to keep employees safe and businesses moving forward. Below is a summary of these conversations, offering up best practices, lessons learned, and direct insights on how these unprecedented times have impacted the legal and business communities.READ FULL ARTICLE
Meet Senior Advisor, Noah Hanft, former General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Franchise Officer for MasterCard Worldwide
Noah Hanft most recently served as the General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Franchise Officer for MasterCard Worldwide. In addition to overseeing law, regulatory affairs, public policy, and compliance, he managed the Law & Franchise Integrity consolidated business unit of over 500 global employees with responsibility for licensing, franchise management, global diversity, philanthropy, corporate, and information security.READ FULL ARTICLE
In 2019, overall growth in the healthcare, life sciences, and related industries was prominent. The healthcare and life sciences industries are often blended with other industries in various assessments, muddling the unique data that these influential industries carry. By separating the two, we were able to uncover significant trends in compensation.READ FULL ARTICLE