BarkerGilmore is pleased to announce the newest addition to its Coaching and Advising team, Maureen Brundage, the former Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Ethics Officer of The Chubb Corporation. Maureen joins an illustrious team of former General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officers, collectively offering a range of advising and coaching services for legal and compliance departments.
For over 10 years, Maureen Brundage led the global law department of The Chubb Corporation, one of the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurers, managing a multimillion dollar budget and overseeing legal, regulatory, and compliance operations in 25 countries. Maureen was instrumental in redesigning compliance and ethics programs, global risk management, and cyber and data security. Throughout her time at Chubb, she made employees a priority, introducing professional development initiatives, advising the Hispanic & Latino Employee Resource Group, and speaking frequently to women’s organizations. Previously, Maureen was a partner at White & Case LLP, heading the Global Securities Law Practice Group and leading a worldwide team of over 150 people. Maureen’s full professional biography can be found here.
Maureen’s experience leading global law departments, including through periods of change and transition, informs her approach to advising services such as Succession Planning, Managing Mergers & Layoffs, Motivation & Retention of Key Individual Contributors, Corporate Secretary Function and Governance, and Executive Coaching. The tools and methods that distinguished Maureen throughout her legal career are the foundation for her consultancy.
“I realized I had valuable experience and insights to share with others,” Maureen says on her decision to accept formal advising and coaching engagements. During her time leading legal departments at both White & Case and Chubb, Maureen mentored members of her team and others who sought her expertise. Since retiring from Chubb, Maureen has been engaged in consulting, advising, and coaching, and sees her affiliation with BarkerGilmore as a win-win.
“Maureen brings significant insurance industry experience to the team and her dedication to the advancement of others is perfectly aligned with our mission” said Bob Barker, Founder and Managing Partner of BarkerGilmore.
Maureen is particularly looking forward to joining the collaborative spirit and energy of BarkerGilmore. "I am delighted to be joining the BarkerGilmore team, which provides a great platform from which I can share with companies and individuals the expertise I have developed over my career. I had known BarkerGilmore’s excellent reputation and was impressed by the stellar group of advisors that had already been assembled, several of whom I know personally. I enjoy collaborating with others, and being part of this group will enable me to do that.”
The consulting arm of BarkerGilmore focuses on practices that will strengthen leadership and lend expert advice for overcoming challenges in legal & compliance fields. The BarkerGilmore team is comprised of leaders from a wide array of industries and experiences, in high demand for their experiences managing complex business issues and motivating individuals.