At the event, Debbie Epstein Henry moderated a dynamic panel, on the topic, The Future of Legal Services, Delivery & Talent. Her panelists included:
Matthew Fawcett, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, NetApp; David Lat, Founding Editor, Above the Law and Managing Director, LATERAL LINK; Jami McKeon, Chair, Morgan Lewis and Grace Speights, Partner, Morgan Lewis.
With a global pandemic afoot along with a national reckoning on race and a volatile job and economic market, we are indeed in tumultuous times. The future of legal services is rife with upheaval and uncertainty as well as opportunity. During this webinar, a distinguished panel will share their vision of how the future of legal will unfold and what it will mean for the key stakeholders including lawyers, law firms, clients, alternative legal service providers and more. Panelists will explore how lawyers and their employers can best position themselves to innovate and thrive in the current environment and anticipate further challenges that may arise. With probing questions posed by workplace and legal industry expert Debbie Epstein Henry, the panelists will also uncover what legal leaders should do to take smart risks and make an impact in these times. We hope you will join Morgan Lewis Chair and Co-Host, Jami McKeon, and her fellow speakers for this thought-provoking discussion that will leave you emboldened and inspired with actionable steps to help chart a brighter future in legal.
Recommended reading by Debbie Epstein Henry
Framing Your Career & Designing an Effective Job Search (Debbie Epstein Henry, Chapter 4, Career Development for Women Lawyers, Published by ARK Conferences Ltd, a division of Wilmington plc, April 2019)
Make Your Ask a Give (Deborah Epstein Henry, 50 Lessons for Women Lawyers – From Women Lawyers, 2019). Strategic Networking – Learning to Identify, Connect, and Benefit your Network (Debbie Epstein Henry, Chapter 6, Business Development for Women Lawyers, Published by ARK Conferences Ltd, a division of Wilmington plc, August 2018)
Striking the Self-Promotion Balance: Demonstrating your Value Without Being the Obnoxious One in the Room (Deborah Epstein Henry, Association of Corporate Counsel Chicago, Spring 2017)
Developing a Healthy Appetite for Risk in Your Career (Deborah Epstein Henry, Inside, a publication of the Corporate Counsel Section of the New York State Bar Association, Fall 2016, Vol.34 No.2)
Ambition: Women Powering Up (Thomas L. Sager and Deborah Epstein Henry, Diversity & the Bar, January/February 2013)