What is Solid ?
SOLID is a TED-STYLE Talk summit focused on innovation and the business of law. Did you ever listen to a great SOLID Talk or panel and wish you had time to engage and brainstorm in real time on how to apply those ideas to your business? 14 speakers will give TED-STYLE talks around the intersection of innovation, advanced technology and the business of law. They share what they are doing, how they are doing it, and the business impact it has.
Our talks are followed by facilitated table talks, sprint panels, and town hall discussions, whereby participants discuss what they know now that they did not know before the session started and how to apply these lessons to their own organizations. SOLID provides participants with maximum interaction with peers and colleagues in a round table, workshop environment to assess current challenges and design concrete solutions.
FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS
Day 1 Session 1
Morgan King - Takeda Susan Packal - Twilio
The Evolving Role of the Legal Chief of Staff
The Legal Chief of Staff is one of the 3 fastest growing evolving roles in the legal space right now.
Morgan and the panel of Chiefs will take a deep dive into this important and evolving role:
1. What are the various backgrounds that are prevalent for this position?
2. What skills, competencies, and experiences are needed?
3. Why was this position created?
4. What does the General Counsel expect from his/her Legal Chief of Staff?
5. What are the career paths after this role?
Lisa Kammert - Yale School of Management
Women (and men) who want join corporate boards need to know how to prepare and network. What it takes to be ready. Lisa develops custom and open enrollment executive education programs to help clients to learn mission critical skills to lead in their strategic business responsibilities including Women on Boards.
Day 1 Session 2
Mike Kasdan - Wiggin and Dana
Wellness in the Legal Community - Lawyering While Human
Mental Wellness is a growing problem in all industries, but in law firms and corporate legal departments depression and other issues of mental wellness are sometimes seen as a weakness. How do we change the stigma? How do we change the model of work first and always? Data supports that recognizing this as a problem and coming up with solutions to protect the well being of your team gives you less turnover, higher output and a more collaborative environment. In addition to being a partner at a firm and an adjunct professor at NYU Law, Mike is CEO of Lawyering While Human - and changing the mindset of law firms and legal departments.
Maureen Holland - AstraZeneca
The benefits and freedom of eDiscovery and legal operations reporting to finance and not legal.
Several major corporations have redesigned the reporting structure for eDiscovery and legal operations.
This has numerous benefits and has accelerated innovation and productivity.
Maureen will share the benefits and how you can advocate for this power and freedom.
Day 1 Session 3
Using Social Media to Uplift Both Your Career and Life
Here are the secrets of professional success on social media as explained by one of the leading ghostwriters and coaches in the industry.
Day 1 Session 4
Bill Shafton - Grindr
Fostering Diversity, Talent and Results
Everybody talks about diversity and inclusion but getting started and finding success is a challenge for many. Bill shafton – General Counsel of Grindr understands the challenges and has had great success at Grindr and helping others.
Seth Eichenholtz - Mastercard
Transform your career beyond eDiscovery
Working with other departments is a way to gain recogntion across the company and elevate your career. Seth took the opportunity to pull together Legal, HR, Risk and other departments to create a work flow for internal investigations without redundancies.
SOLID By The Numbers
A TED-STYLE TALK SUMMIT FOCUSED ON INNOVATION AND THE BUSINESS OF LAW
Corporate Legal Executives and General Counsels
Law Firm Executives and Counsels
Technology Companies and Allied Professionals
FOUR THEMED SEGMENTS FOCUSED ON INNOVATION & DISRUPTION
Table Talks will be followed by 3 questions:
2. What do you think now that you didnʼt think before?
3. What new idea can you bring back to the office?
LEADING THE INDUSTRY