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General Counsel Masterclass

Redefining the business environment of the future

28 Feb-1 Mar 2019
NBC TOWER | Chicago, IL, United States of America


Why You Should Attend

General Counsel Masterclass

The business environment of the future presents its challenges for the role of the corporate general counsel, which has changed substantially during the past few decades. In the past, the general counsel was an advisor. Today, the GC is expected to be a problem solver, and CEOs are increasingly relying only their own GCs for the most important advice. From building an effective legal team to meet these challenges and effectively harnessing the value of new tools and technology as well as addressing the challenge of identifying legal department KPIs, this course will lead participants to their next role as general counsel with a stronger, successful legal department.

Key Topics

  • Moving from Operational to a Strategic Role
  • Balancing Your Legal and Business Roles
  • Building and Managing Your Team
  • Implementing Legal Operations
  • Board Relations
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Deputy General Counsel
    In-house Lawyers
    Managing Attorney
    Managing Counsel
    VP/Legal Director


    Why Choose marcus evans?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.






    Practical Insights From

    Tanya Avila
    Co-founder and General Counsel
    BigFork Technologies, LLC, where she consults with organizations to integrate law department management. She’s worked for small divisions of global powerhouses, internet and big tech companies, and small to mid-size private companies. While her legal career began at the internet company GoDaddy.com, Tanya made a habit of being the first in-house counsel for start-up and high-growth technology organizations. She most recently served as a Senior Director at BorrowersFirst, where she managed all of the day-to-day legal affairs of the company as well as provided strategic guidance on corporate and operational strategy.

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