An Attorney’s Guide to Boardroom Leadership

Category: On Demand

Member Price: $180

Non-Member Price: $225

Product Code: ON142023

Areas of Law: Business, For All Attorneys

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2.4 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: NJ General: 2.4).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Practice Management Transitional: 2.0
PA CLE:PA Substantive Credit: 2.0
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.



Luis J. Diaz
Principal and Counsel, 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.

Program Agenda:

  • 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


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