Catherine Muldoon, Chief Legal Officer, BDP International, discussed the process of going from the role of chief legal officer to trusted business advisor in her keynote presentation to Argyle's CLO membership at the 2017 Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum in New York on March 15.
David Lancelot, Head of Legal, eBay Classifieds Group, shared his thoughts on the modern in-house lawyer and what it takes for attorneys to contribute to a company's decision-making process in his keynote presentation to Argyle's Chief Legal Officer membership at the 2016 Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum in San Francisco on April 14.
"You always hear our legal duty is to the corporation, as a corporation. I think it’s actually a practical guideline here. If we’re very clear with everybody, look, I’m here for the company. I’m not the CEO’s person, I’m not the board’s person, although the board’s probably the highest representation of it, even though it’s an abstract concept."