The American Arbitration Association (AAA) this month is offering a seminar titled Enhancing the Strategic Value of the Legal Organization: Leading Practices That Get Results - What Works, Why and the Bottom-Line Benefits as part of its Dispute-WisesmBusiness Management series.
The program will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 7 and 8 at a New York City site still to be announced.
This conference is designed specifically for senior-level in-house and outside counsel.
Participants in this first-of-its-kind workshop will:
Among the "best-practice" topics to be discussed are: aligning the goals of the legal team with strategic corporate objectives; the overwhelming value of a portfolio approach to case management; new paradigms in the selecting and leveraging of outside counsel; framing legal advice in terms of business economics and outcomes, and structuring a legal department to manage its operations in the broader context of business goals and industry issues.
The faculty will include Stephen Chernow, Intelsat; Anne Donohue, SRA International, Inc.; Tim Gregory and Brian Powers, Caxton Growth Partners; Richard Hurford, Masco Corporation; Richard Naimark, AAA; Gary Stone, Parsons Corporation, and Mark Wolf, FMC Technologies, Inc.
For conference registration information, call Roy Arbeit at (212) 716-3917 or Monique Velez at (212) 716-3980.