An Attorney’s Guide to Boardroom Leadership
Date: Dec 4, 2023 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Member Price: $140
Non-Member Price: $175
Areas of Law: Business, For All Attorneys
Earn up to 2.4 credits! (More Information)
- Luis J. Diaz, Esq.
- Gabi Solutions, Inc.
- Andrea Bonime-Blanc, JD/PhD
- Founder and CEO, GEC Risk Advisory LLC
- Alice C. Brennan, NACD.DC
- National Association of Corporate Directors, Ridgewood
- Zvi Joseph, Esq.
- Deputy General Counsel, Amdocs
- Richard S. Mroz, Esq.
- Senior Director, Strategic & Regulatory Affairs
Archer Public Affairs, Trenton
Embark on a strategic journey towards boardroom leadership. Join this engaging conversation with experienced legal professionals who are contributing to today’s corporate governance landscape. Immerse yourself in the complex world of board membership, uncover the essential steps to gain a board position, and engage in insightful discussions with our respected panel of speakers.
At this program, you will enhance your understanding of board membership through practical interactions with seasoned legal experts who currently serve on various boards. You will also gain the knowledge and confidence to identify opportunities, effectively manage risks, and navigate your path to boardroom leadership.
- 4 - Welcome and Formal Introductions
- 4:10 - From Lawyer to Director: Strategies for Advancement
This esteemed panel of legal professionals will share how they have successfully become influential board members. Delve into their career stories, uncover the key attributes of exceptional directors, and engage in a meaningful dialogue with these accomplished leaders.
- 4:40 - Motivations and Opportunities in Board Service
Explore the driving factors that inspire attorneys to serve on boards and understand the mutual benefits for both lawyers and organizations.
- 5 - Navigating Risks and Conflicts
Explore the differences and nuances in acting as a lawyer and serving a board director and clarify the distinct roles of each. You will also gain practical risk management strategies, an in-depth analysis of Rule 1.7 of the ABA Model Rules and participate in a candid discussion on firm approvals and client considerations. These experts will also help you understand how to navigate the complexities of insurance coverage and discover effective strategies to address potential coverage gaps.
- 5:30 - Crafting Your Successful Path to Board Positions
Tap into the wealth of experience as our experts help you understand how to tailoring your personalized boardroom career strategy. Participate in an open conversation with our experts on the strategies for long-term success in the boardroom.
- 5:50 - Q&A Session
Engage in a dynamic exchange with our active board professionals, seize the opportunity to gain further insights, and seek clarifications.
- 6 - Wrap Up and adjourn