20 Aug.

Legal modernization: Opportunities, obstacles, and lessons learned

Transactions & Business Events

Thursday, 02:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will learn strategies for navigating legal department modernization and explore practical considerations for their own transformation initiative.

Due to high demand, attendance is limited and on a first-come basis.

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Key takeaways

Host: Don Fancher, principal, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

Organizations looking to modernize their legal departments may face a major hurdle: gaining consensus among stakeholders on various aspects of transformation. What role can legal operations play in pushing past that hurdle? We’ll discuss:

  • Common catalysts for legal department modernization and typical areas targeted for transformation.
  • The vital role—and important elements—of a change management strategy. 
  • Leading practices around talent, metrics, data, and technology needed for modernization.
  • Practical implementation considerations, including opportunities for quick wins, possible pockets of resistance, and lessons learned from past modernization initiatives.

Meet the speakers

Don Fancher

Don Fancher

Principal | Financial Advisory Services LLP

Don is a Deloitte Risk and & Financial Advisory principal in Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, and serves as the US national and global leader for Deloitte Forensic. He has more than 25 years of experience assisting clients on matters including forensic investigations, dispute consulting, intellectual property services, and reorganization services. Don has also testified as an expert witness on numerous occasions in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts.

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Thursday, 20 Aug 2020 02:00 p.m. ET
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