By TerraLex Podcast
The TerraLex Podcast is where we break down current issues and trends in the legal industry today. Join us as we gain valuable insights from our member firms across the world, as well as from the in-house counsel community, and experienced professionals in their field.
TerraLex INsights – Interview with Erika Royal, CEO of the Life Coach School
Erika Royal is the current CEO of the Life Coach School, best known for setting the standard for the life coaching industry by inspiring people to invest in and care for their mental health and training the best coaches in the world by serving as an example of what’s possible with a well- managed mind. The Life Coach School (LCS) consists of a self-coaching and scholars program, a standard and online coach certification program, and more. Erika is a graduate of Harvard Law and before joining The Life Coach School she worked as an employment lawyer at a large multinational law firm for 22 years and 12 years as a partner. Listen to Erika open up about her career journey as she shares her insights with us on imposter syndrome, mentorship, resilience, and being courageous.
April 21, 2022
TerraLex INsights – Interview with Valeria Pinzon, CEO and Founder of OKVax
Join us for this special conversation with 19-year-old entrepreneur, Valeria Pinzon, CEO and Founder of OkVax LLC, a company which aims to help end the pandemic through OkVax Bracelets. Their soft silicone bracelets hold a unique QR code containing your proof of vaccination and even the results of your most recent Covid test! Most importantly, 20% of proceeds from each bracelet are donated to a non-profit delivering vaccines to third world countries to truly save lives and reach herd immunity. Valeria shares with us the process of her entrepreneurial journey, from coming up with the idea to execution. Listen as she talks to us about everything she learned and the importance of finding your purpose. Learn more about OkVax here: https://okvax.co/
March 16, 2022
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Ron Hecht, Senior Director of Ticket Sales F1 Miami Grand Prix
Are you interested in learning more about Formula One? Join us for a fascinating conversation with Ron Hecht, Senior Director of Ticket Sales F1 Miami Grand Prix, as he helps shed insight on some of the positive impacts bringing this event to South Florida has had on the community. Formula One (also known as Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of international racing for open-wheel single-seater formula racing cars sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). In 2018, a proposal for the Miami Grand Prix as a round of the Formula One World Championship was submitted to the city of Miami, with 2019 proposed as the first date for the race. After complications arose due to PortMiami’s construction and development plans, a proposal was submitted for a 2021 race at Hard Rock Stadium. The track then moved locations from the downtown area to the area near Hard Rock Stadium and its nearby parking lots. The event is due to form a part of the 2022 Formula One World Championship, with the race taking place at the Miami International Autodrome on a ten-year contract. The Grand Prix is due to take place May 6-8.
February 03, 2022
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Michelle Jackson, Pathway & Recruitment Innovations Director at Diversity Lab
Join us for a fascinating conversation with Michelle Jackson from Diversity Lab. Michelle brings over 25 years of experience in the legal profession to her role as Pipeline & Innovation Manager, having spent time as a practicing attorney and as a law school administrator. You won't want to miss this episode and learn about some of the amazing work coming out of Diversity Lab, an organization committed to boosting diversity in the legal profession through innovation, data & behavioral science. Visit https://www.diversitylab.com/ to learn more about their upcoming projects.
December 15, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Jessica Brustad Co-Founder of The Playful Mind Project
Join us for a fun and entertaining conversation with Jessica Brustad, Improv and Stand Up Comedian, 500 Hr RYT Yoga Instructor and Laughter Yoga Leader. (Yup, that’s right. She actually teaches people how to laugh!) Professional Motivational Speaker, Reality TV Star, and Former Member of The National Comedy Theatre’s Sunday Company. Jessica has worked with individuals struggling with mental health issues like anxiety, OCD and Postpartum Mood Disorders. She has helped companies like Google and Microsoft improve their cultures through her original style and mindfulness programs, as well as transformed communities from California to Norway. Click here to learn more about The Playful Mind Project.
November 18, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Mark Medice, Principal at LawVision
Mark Medice is a Principal at LawVision and leads the Financial Performance and Data Science Practice. He has over 20 years of leadership experience providing and applying data solutions to the most pressing challenges facing law firm leaders. Law firm leaders rely on Mark’s unparalleled experience in financial competitive intelligence and benchmarking, predictive analytics, industry performance, rates, pricing trends and strategy, profitability, and other critical issues facing firms today. Join us for this fascinating conversation on how law firms are applying data to make decisions and solve problems. Learn more about LawVision.
November 04, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Ricki Braswell, CEO of Beyond Coaching
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Ricki Braswell, CEO of Beyond Coaching Join us for a discussion with Ricki Braswell, CEO of Beyond Coaching. Some key themes of this episode include the need for effective leadership to execute strategy, how to take strategy from the C suite all the way through the organization, and exploring how leadership can be developed in organizations. Ricki Braswell is an experienced CEO, having spent more than 20 years in the nonprofit arena serving state, national and international organizations with budgets ranging from a half a million to over forty million in annual revenue. Her strengths lie in the areas of strategic thinking, creativity, building teams and honing leadership skills. Click here to learn more about Ricki and Beyond Coaching.
October 12, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Chris Gueits and Jon Hermida, Co-Founders of RisOn, Inc.
Interview with Chris Gueits and Jon Hermida, Co-Founders of RisOn, Inc. Join us for a special conversation with Co-Founders of RisOn, Chris Gueits and Jon Hermida. RisOn’s mission is to bring the power of precision personal development into anyone’s hands leveraging emerging technologies. Chris and Jon describe it as “an online gym for mental and emotional well-being.” Listen as they share their story on how RisOn came to be along with how they are currently helping business teams build personal tools that ultimately lead towards more whole and happy lives. With ESG as an important topic in the legal industry today, this is one episode you won’t want to miss. Click here to learn more about RisOn, Inc.
August 26, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Deborah McMurray, Founder, CEO and Strategy Architect of Content Pilot LLC
Interview with Deborah McMurray, Founder, CEO and Strategy Architect of Content Pilot LLC This episode may include discussion around topics such as sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, physical violence, and identity-based discrimination and harassment. We acknowledge that this content may be difficult and encourage you to care for your safety and well-being. Deborah is the founder, CEO and Strategy Architect of Content Pilot LLC, a marketing strategy, design, content and technology company that serves law firms and other professional services firms across the U.S. and abroad. She has often been called a "lawyer whisperer" by clients, because of her talent for listening, distilling what she hears and packaging it into bold new, differentiating go-to-market strategy for law firms, but also accounting and advisory firms, non-profits and other successful for-profits. In this powerful episode Deborah shares her personal story to demonstrate how secret keeping can hold us back in painful shame patterns. Listen to her as she talks to us about her take on "The Sunny Side of Shame."
July 26, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Richard Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO of LEVICK
Interview with Richard Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO of LEVICK Join us for a discussion with Richard Levick on the crisis communications issues facing corporations and law firms (such as how do you pick a side of an issue). This episode touches on everything from current headlines, to historical crises, to DEI and ESG. Richard Levick, Esq. is Chairman & CEO of LEVICK, representing countries and companies in the highest-stakes global communications matters – the Venezuelan crisis; Qatar; Chinese tech companies; the Gulf oil spill; Guantanamo Bay, the Catholic Church and many others. He and his firm have represented more than 300 of the world’s largest law firms, hundreds of companies and over 30 countries, providing heads of state with intelligence, access and insight into Washington. Mr. Levick and his team provide the communications “air cover” for CEOs, boards, lawyers and lobbyists to maximize efficiency, solve conflicts and re-emerge stronger and better positioned. Click here to learn more about Richard and listen to him on his own podcasts.
July 13, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Lisa Smith, Principal at Fairfax Associates
Interview with Lisa Smith, Principal at Fairfax Associates Join us for a conversation on law firm mergers with Lisa Smith of Fairfax Associates. Lisa heads the Washington, DC office of Fairfax and consults to leading professional firms worldwide. She advises law firms domestically and internationally on strategy development, mergers, management and governance, partner compensation and structure issues, and financial and operational performance and management. She has been advising firms for more than 30 years.
July 08, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Alex Oh and Samuel Hilbert of Aluel Cellars
Interview with Alex Oh and Samuel Hilbert of Aluel Cellars Join us for an exciting conversation with Alex Oh and Samuel Hilbert of Aluel Cellars. Alex is a former TerraLex Member and is currently Vice President of Intellectual Property at Visus Therapeautics. Listen to Alex and Samuel talk about living a life of balance, pursuing your passion, the willingness to work hard, and wine! In celebration of Pride Month, Alex and Samuel also talk to us about The Scholar by Aluel Cellars. The Scholar by Aluel Cellars is a special edition Bordeaux-style red blend created in collaboration with the Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA). With every purchase, a portion of the proceeds goes directly to supporting the GSBA Scholarship Fund, which awards scholarships to LGBTQ and allied students in support of their pursuit of higher education. This special edition red wine is offered at $19.90 a bottle to commemorate the founding of the GSBA Scholarship Fund in 1990. Click here to support the GSBA Scholarship fund and buy your own bottle of The Scholar.
June 10, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Daniela Alzuru, Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Envision Healthcare
Interview with Daniela Alzuru, Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Envision Healthcare Join us for a special conversation on inequalities in healthcare with Daniela Alzuru, Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Envision Healthcare. Listen to Daniela share her expertise with us on issues like healthcare disparities and some of the root causes (racism, stigmas, etc.); social determinants of healthcare, such as geography, access, heredity, etc.; and food and nutrition availability and inequities facing the LBGTQ+ community. Hear her also share examples about how companies are working towards solutions.
June 03, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Barbara Riekse and Marty Festenstein of NELSON Worldwide
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Barbara Riekse and Marty Festenstein of NELSON Worldwide Join us along with our guests, Barbara Riekse, Workplace Practice Leader and Marty Festenstein, Principal, Chair, Legal Workplace Practice at NELSON Worldwide. NELSON Worldwide is an award-winning firm delivering architecture, interior design, graphic design, and brand strategy services that transform all dimensions of the human experience, providing our clients with strategic and creative solutions that positively impact their lives and the environments where they work, serve, play, and thrive. This discussion focuses on one of TerraLex’s favorite topics – collaboration. Listen to Barbara and Marty talk about how different industry sectors can learn from one another, how the pandemic helped push collaboration forward, and how attaching employees to a brand is important for an organization’s success.
May 27, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Tyrone H. Thomas, Founder and Board Member of Conversation for Six and Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Invenergy
Interview with Tyrone H. Thomas, Founder and Board Member of Conversation for Six Join us for a special conversation on food security and hunger with Tyrone H. Thomas, Founder and Board Member of Conversation for Six and Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Invenergy. Food Insecurity is a human rights epidemic affecting millions of people around the world. In addition to hunger, people living in Food Insecure households experience adverse physical conditions (i.e. poor nutrition, greater hospitalization rates, increased risk of obesity and diabetes), mental setbacks (i.e. higher instances of depression and anxiety), cognitive issues (i.e. trouble focusing, overall lower academic performance), and emotional effects (i.e. increased aggression, and other behavioral problems) at a greater rate than people living in Food Secure households. Listen to Tyrone share his unique insight on the issue from his prospective as an attorney and founder of the organization Conversation for Six.
May 05, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Asia Pacific Women Leaders
Join us for a special episode of TerraLex INsights featuring women leaders from the Asia Pacific region. Our guests include: Genevieve Collins, Chief Executive Partner at Lander & Rogers Dorothy Siron, Co-Managing Partner at Zhong Lun Law Firm Jaclyn Tsai, Co-Founder at Lee, Tsai & Partners Listen as they share their unique experiences as women leaders in their field.
April 22, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Chris Duble, Chief Executive Officer at Fred C. Church Insurance
Interview with Chris Duble, Chief Executive Officer at Fred C. Church Insurance TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Chris Duble, Chief Executive Officer at Fred C. Church Insurance. Chris has been with Fred C. Church since 1986. He has spent his entire career in the insurance industry, specializing in educational institutions, risk management and all aspects of insurance. Listen to Chris as he discusses some of the issues concerning insurance and risk management in the education sector like vaccination requirements, mental health issues, logistics, and legal questions to consider. *Please note this episode was recorded earlier this year.
April 13, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Eng Keat Lee, Executive Director, Network Partnerships & Strategic Marketing of United Overseas Bank
Interview with Eng Keat Lee, Executive Director, Network Partnerships & Strategic Marketing of United Overseas Bank TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Eng Keat Lee, Executive Director, Network Partnerships & Strategic Marketing of United Overseas Bank. Eng Keat Lee has tremendous experience leading teams to develop and implement strategies to engage clients in Asia’s emerging markets including India, Indonesia, Philippines and Myanmar in the agrifood, logistics, real estate and infocomm sectors. If you are interested in receiving a set of slides that accompanies the podcast, please email FDI@uobgroup.com If you would like occasional updates and news on ASEAN, do check out UOB ASEAN Insights at www.uobgroup.com/asean-insights
March 29, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with John Sandweg and David Kaufman of Nixon Peabody
Interview with John Sandweg and David Kaufman of Nixon Peabody This episode features John Sandweg and David Kaufman of Nixon Peabody. Listen to them as they discuss forced labor and the increased use of withhold release orders. John Sandweg leads the Cross-Border Risks team at Nixon Peabody focusing on complex international challenges involving issues related to cross-border business, immigration, and national security. David Kaufman is the Director of Global Strategies at Nixon Peabody LLP. In this role, he manages and helps develop strategy for the firm’s International Practice, international offices, and relationships with law firms around the world.
March 10, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Richard R. Shapiro, Founder and President of The Center For Client Retention
Interview with Richard R. Shapiro, Founder and President of The Center For Client Retention Richard R. Shapiro is Founder and President of The Center for Client Retention (TCFCR) and a leading authority in the areas of customer experience, brand loyalty, and customer retention. For over 25 years, Richard has spearheaded research conducted with millions of customers from Fortune 1000 companies, compiling the ingredients of customer loyalty and what drives repeat business. He authored two best-selling books: The Welcomer Edge: Unlocking the Secrets to Repeat Business and The Endangered Customer: Eight Steps to Guarantee Repeat Business.
February 23, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Akhil Prasad, Director Country Counsel India and Company Secretary at Boeing
Interview with Akhil Prasad, Director Country Counsel India and Company Secretary at Boeing TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Akhil Prasad, Director, Country Counsel India and Company Secretary at Boeing. Akhil has over 20 years’ experience as an In-House Counsel and has worked with legal teams spread across different countries. Listen to him discuss his origin story and the power of resilience and perseverance. In this episode Akhil shares his accumulated wisdom and offers inspiring insight that any professional can gain value from – especially during these trying times.
February 19, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Brad Hildebrandt of Hildebrandt Consulting LLC
Interview with Brad Hildebrandt of Hildebrandt Consulting LLC Brad Hildebrandt, a leading expert on the management of the legal profession, formed Hildebrandt, Inc. in 1978 to provide a broad range of management and consulting advice to law firms, law departments and government agencies. Hildebrandt Consulting LLC provides strategic consulting services specializing in strategic advice and implementation, research, mergers and acquisitions and other unique situations. The firm’s worldwide knowledge of the profession is unparalleled and serves clients in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Mr. Hildebrandt’s extensive knowledge of the legal profession and unique understanding of the dynamics of professional services firms have led him to become the leading global authority on the business of the practice of law.
February 18, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Pamela Cone of Amity Advisors
Interview with Pamela Cone of Amity Advisors This episode features Pamela Cone of Amity Advisors, a social impact consulting firm for legal and other professional service firms. This eye-opening episode focuses on Environmental, Social, and Corporate Responsibility (ESG). Pamela’s role concentrates on helping firms move from fragmented, “random acts of kindness" to a robust, holistic and compelling corporate social responsibility and sustainability program. Listen to her offer tremendous insights on the importance ESG plays in working with clients.
February 11, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Charlie Steele, Partner at Forensic Risk Alliance and Former Chief Counsel for the Office of Foreign Assets Control
Charlie Steele is a Partner in Forensic Risk Alliance’s Washington, DC office. Charlie is a former senior U.S. Treasury Department and Department of Justice official with more than 30 years of government and private-sector experience in civil and criminal compliance, investigations, enforcement, and litigation matters, in a variety of industries and sectors. For the past several years he has specialized primarily in Economic Sanctions and Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) matters. Charlie’s most recent government service was as Chief Counsel for the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). In that role, he led the team of lawyers providing legal advice and support to OFAC and other Treasury Department personnel in the formulation, implementation, and enforcement of economic sanctions, in furtherance of U.S. national security and foreign policy goals.
January 05, 2021
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Charlene Wandrisco, Director and Senior Attorney and Jana Friedman, Managing Director and Senior Attorney of American Airlines
TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Charlene Wandrisco, Director and Senior Attorney and Jana Friedman, Managing Director and Senior Attorney of American Airlines. Listen as they discuss their roles and the pivot the airline industry took throughout the Coronavirus pandemic over 2020.
December 22, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Rodolfo (Rudy) Rivera, Chief International Counsel at Fidelity National Financial Inc. and Board Member of the Association of Corporate Counsel
TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Rodolfo (Rudy) Rivera, Chief International Counsel at Fidelity National Financial Inc, and Board Member of the Association of Corporate Counsel. Rivera is a well-known figure in the US in-house legal market. He manages all of Fidelity’s corporate and litigation matters outside of the US, and has had a particular focus on Latin America in recent years. Rivera was ultimately responsible for the successful opening of a Fidelity National Title office in Mexico, opening an extremely significant new market for the company.
December 08, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Pedro Villa, General Counsel at Platinum Companies
TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Pedro Villa, General Counsel at Platinum Companies. Listen to Pedro discuss the process and transition from working in Private Practice to working In House – from lifestyle changes to learning to navigate business issues, Pedro offers a firsthand account on the differences between these two worlds.
December 04, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Dr. Larry Richard, Founder & Principal Consultant at LawyerBrain
This episode features Dr. Larry Richard, Founder & Principal Consultant at LawyerBrain. Dr. Larry Richard is recognized as the leading expert on the psychology of lawyer behavior. He has advised dozens of AmLaw 200 law firms on leadership, management, and related issues such as teams, change management, talent selection, assessment, and other aspects of strategic talent management. Widely known as an expert on the lawyer personality, he has gathered personality data on thousands of lawyers.
December 01, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Ignacio Abella, Editor - Benchmarking (Latin Lawyer)
TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Ignacio Abella, Editor - Benchmarking (Latin Lawyer). Ignacio is responsible for expanding the two leading benchmarking publications of Latin Lawyer: Latin Lawyer 250 and Latin Lawyer National, which are based on over 20 years of research into the Latin American legal market. His prior experience includes setting up The Latin American Lawyer, a publication by Iberian Lawyer solely focusing on the legal market in Latin America; as well as devising, editing and launching Chambers Latin America, a directory based on client-led intelligence about the Latin American legal market.
November 12, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky, Vice Provost for Institutional Culture at the University of Miami
Attending to all domains of well being is more important than ever. Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky is leading an interdisciplinary team developing assessments and online interventions to promote interpersonal, community, occupational, psychological, physical, and economic (I COPPE) well-being. Listen to him discuss strategies and benefits of using the I COPPE model in the workplace. Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky was born in Argentina and has lived and worked in Israel, Canada, Australia, and the United States. He is Dean of Education and Human Development at the University of Miami, the inaugural Erwin and Barbara Mautner Chair in Community Well-Being, and the Vice Provost for Institutional Culture. He has published eight books and over 120 articles and chapters. His interests are in the promotion of well-being in individuals, organizations, and communities; and in the integration of wellness and fairness.
October 22, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Stephen Rudner, President of Online Vacation Center Holdings Corp.
TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Stephen Rudner, President of Online Vacation Center Holdings Corp. Listen to Stephen discuss his role and how his industry is coping with the Coronavirus pandemic. *Note that this episode was recorded in August of 2020
October 15, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Jarred Leibner, Senior Legal Counsel at Dufry Group
TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Jarred Leibner, Senior Legal Counsel at Dufry Group. Listen to Jarred discuss his role in leveraging internal knowledge and connections within the company and how he partners with the business units and aligns stakeholders. He will also touch on the impact of current events on his industry (e.g., sharing risk with suppliers and landlords, etc.).
September 23, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Ambassador to Guinea, Patricia N. Moller
Ambassador Patricia N. Moller has served as the US Ambassador to Guinea since October 9, 2009. Patricia Newton Moller is a retired investment banker and American diplomat who became a business consultant. Her company, Moller Global Advisory LLC, helps companies that want to do business in developing countries. Listen to Ambassador Moller discuss business opportunities and growing interest in investing in Africa.
September 10, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Tommy Knapp, Founder Next Level Gaming and Chief Esports Strategist City of Fort Lauderdale
TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Tommy Knapp, a veteran of traditional sports, with more than a decade of experience in the NFL, MLB, NHL and NASL. Tommy made the transition to Esports in 2017. With the Miami Marlins he designed a corporate engagement program that was widely recognized as the leading business program in professional sports. He currently holds the title of Chief Esports Strategist for the City of Fort Lauderdale and works with city officials to plan and develop the cities initiatives and programs in Esports. In addition, Tommy is Founder of the Next Level Gaming Clubs and Esports Academies as well as Director of the E2E: Esports Business Conference.
August 27, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Growth Strategies Expert, Itzik Amiel
TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Growth Strategies Expert, Itzik Amiel. Listen to Itzik discuss how to become an authentic authority figure (and how to build business by doing so). Itzik walks through the steps for becoming an authority, how to leverage that, and the reasons it’s beneficial besides building business (e.g., developing relationships, continuous learning, meeting amazing people, etc.). If you’re interested in learning more about growth strategies, business development, and personal branding – make sure to register for the Legal Business Development Virtual Global Summit taking place September 2-3, 2020.
August 13, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Terri Mottershead, Executive Director at the Centre for Legal Innovation
TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together. This episode features Terri Mottershead, Executive Director of the Centre for Legal Innovation (Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific) (CLI). Listen to Terri discuss unique and timely opportunities for innovation with a look at how broad and wide innovation in legal might be following the pandemic. Terri’s hypothesis is that we have now had a deep breath and mental health break away from our normal work environments and structures, and have a unique chance to innovate our cultures and work practices. As she said, “This is our moment. Will it be the foundation of a new beginning or will we fail to seize the day?” Make sure to catch Terri Mottershead on her own show, The Legalpreneurs Sandbox Podcast.
July 28, 2020
Women's Global Connection Round-table Discussion
Listen to a dynamic and lively discussion led by the Women’s Global Connection, an affinity group within the TerraLex network created for the purpose of encouraging participation by women lawyers within TerraLex by offering programming of particular interest to women and fostering supportive relationships among women of different cultures, generations and experiences. Leading attorneys from Europe, Asia, and the United States discuss an array of issues faced by women lawyers today. Speakers: Geraldine Elliot, RPC; Dorothy Siron, Zhong Lun; Catharine Arrowood, Parker Poe; Ana Viladas, Roca Junyent; Tina Grovier, Stoel Rives
July 07, 2020
TerraLex INsights - Interview with Paola Serna, Legal and Compliance Manager Latin America at Omron
TerraLex is presenting multicultural perspectives by leading professionals. These perspectives on contemporary issues will help lawyers and business people work better together.
June 22, 2020
Industry Outlook: Identifying the Opportunities & Challenges
This presentation will discuss how to approach client centricity and the importance of delivering business oriented legal support. Speakers: Darryl Cross (Intapp), Kian Poon (Intapp), Ambika Kapur (Intapp), and Nicole Rudner (TerraLex)
June 18, 2020
COVID-19: Are Data Security and Privacy at Risk?
This presentation will discuss the effects of COVID-19 on current data security and privacy laws, including GDPR, HIPAA, etc., and what potential modifications in light of the pandemic may be long lasting. Speakers: Markus von Fuchs (SKW Schwarz), Benjamin Jacob (PDGB), and Mary Hildebrand (Lowenstein - cc Karen Maxwell), Michael Liu (Hylands)
June 17, 2020
From Seats to Screens: How COVID-19 Will Change the Sports & Entertainment Industry
This presentation would discuss issues related to increasing demands for content, but challenges in production; changes to revenue streams; and practical next steps for clients. Speakers: Mark Owens (Barnes & Thornburg), Amelia Lynch (Lander), and Marion Lingot (Lamy)
June 12, 2020
The Future of Healthcare
This program will involve discussion of the various potential scenarios which may unfold in the healthcare industry following the impact of COVID-19. Speakers: Peter Egan (Nixon Peabody), Julie Kass (Baker Donelson)
June 12, 2020
COVID-19 Considerations in Re-opening Your School Campus
How and when will schools re-open campus, and how will they keep students, faculty and staff safe when they do? The legal rules and guidelines have changed in this time of pandemic. Some of what you couldn’t do before, like taking an employee’s temperature and asking medical questions, are now allowed and even recommended. Learn what schools should know about social distancing in a school environment and how the school’s practices may need to be reshaped to accommodate those restrictions. Get the answers to questions such as: (1) can you and should you screen employees and students for illness or vulnerability, (2) how do you support the vulnerable and prevent employment practice liability, (3) should you adopt Return to School waiver forms, and (4) how do you communicate to the school community about the school’s expectations and new practices. Speakers: Linda Johnson (McLane Middleton), Aaron Bayer (Wiggin and Dana)
June 11, 2020
New Wave of M&A
This presentation would discuss issues related to force majeure, frustration of purpose, material adverse change, and how they’ve been impacted and will likely change in the post-pandemic world. Speakers: Lori Greene (Nixon), Richard McGuirk (Nixon), Paul Joukador (RPC), Neil Brown (RPC)
June 11, 2020
Hot Topics in Labor & Employment in the Age of COVID-19
This program will provide a brief overview of some key labor and employment issues from around the globe. Speakers: Joan Cradden (Brodies), John Husband (Holland & Hart), Cecilia Kindgren-Bengtsson (Lindahl), Dave McKechnie (McMillan), Soo-ja Schijf (Kennedy Van der Laan), Kelly Thomson
June 10, 2020
Shifts in Global Trade and Supply Chain Due in 2020
This presentation will discuss some of the key changes to the global supply chain, including the de-linking of China from shifting supply chains to other Southeast Asian countries. Speakers: Doreen Edelman (Lowenstein Sandler), Michael Liu (Hylands Law), Mike Doyle (Seri Manop), Ying Ying Lee (Kelvin Chia Partnership), Mark Bedford (Zhong Lun)
June 10, 2020
From Field to Table: The Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Food Supply Chain
Panelists will discuss the state of the food supply chain and the nearly overnight impact on various sectors, including dairy, meatpacking, produce, and more. Speakers: Mark Benedict (Husch Blackwell), Brian Darer (Parker Poe), Robert Faucher (Holland and Hart), David E. Smith (CEO of Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.)
June 10, 2020
Trade Remedies Available for Domestic U.S. Manufacturers
Featuring Jeffrey Neely, Partner at Husch Blackwell.
March 12, 2020
Private Client and Corporate Advisory Services: A Value Proposition Beyond Legal Services
Featuring TerraLex members Nayia Morphi, Managing Director of Nobel Trust, and Karl Diacono, shareholder, director and the CEO of the Fenlex Group of companies, as they discuss strategies to add client value through corporate advisory services.
March 11, 2020
Seeking and Opposing Exclusions from President Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
Featuring Bill Hannay, Partner at Schiff Hardin.
March 04, 2020
Top 10 Things to Know About Brexit
This webinar is presented by TerraLex members Christine O'Neill (Brodies LLP) and Paul Joukador (RPC).
February 01, 2020
Recent Developments in Global Trade
Stay current with rapidly changing trade rules impacting how companies are doing business internationally. Discussion will include updates on: US customs matters CFIUS and FIRRMA USMCA ratification and implementation status in Canada European sanctions and customs issues US export controls and OFAC sanctions Canada/US s. 232 steel and retaliatory tariffs lifted and resulting agreement Canadian trade remedy and safeguard developments Speakers: Alan Enslen, Baker Donelson; Doreen Edelman, Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Jonathan O'Hara, McMillan LLP; Alexandra Lopez-Casero, Nixon Peabody; Sven Pohl, SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwaelte
September 25, 2019
The California Consumer Privacy Act: What It Means for Companies Doing Business in California
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect January 1, 2020. The CCPA is set to be the toughest privacy law in the United States and a model for future state and potentially federal legislation. It is imperative that companies understand its impact on daily business practices. This webinar presented by Sheppard Mullin lawyers and TerraLex members Craig Cardon and Rachel Hudson will cover: Key requirements and compliance details CCPA v. GDPR The impact CCPA has on your company A strategic road map to CCPA compliance.
September 17, 2019