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Dan Coll is the senior associate general counsel, legal operations for Jabil, Inc. His team provides...
Robert “Bobby” Katz is the executive vice president and general counsel of Jabil, Inc., a $25B globa...

To operate effectively, an in-house legal function needs the ability to deploy its resources and engage outside service providers wherever and whenever the needs of the company require. Predicting exactly what the company’s needs will be in advance becomes more difficult as the size of the legal department and the scope of its responsibilities grow. Nonetheless, making such predictions is exactly what is required of today’s GC and his or her team during the annual budget process. Join Bobby Katz and Dan Coll for a discussion on how they work together to “Speak the Language of their CFO” – both at budget time and throughout the year – to ensure that the Legal function operates as a responsible business partner to the CFO and the rest of the management team.