Partnering with Your Legal Team for Better Business Outcomes

Season 3, Episode 5

Every business leader can benefit from greater insight on how to collaborate more effectively with their in-house legal team. In turn, every legal team can provide greater impact when viewed as a strategic partner, collaborating with the business to achieve its goals.

In this episode, Laura Wood, General Counsel, Zoro US; Leading Women Executives alumna, Spring 2019; and Tamela Merriweather, Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Northern Trust; Leading Women Executives alumna, Fall 2018, discuss their work to build relationships within their organizations and showcase the strategic value of the legal function in business.

HIGHLIGHTS:

The Impact of the Leading Women Executives Program [1:46]
How In-House Lawyers Can Help Drive Business Outcomes [4:11]
Understanding the Legal Aspects of Product Development [9:54]
Contracts are Actually Business Roadmaps – What You Need to Know [11:58]
“What Happens If…” – Understanding Termination Rights [14:48]
How to Develop Strong Relationships with Your Legal Team [21:29]
Recommended Reads [28:28]

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