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Corporate Legal Operations Forum

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Irving, TX

September 26–28, 2021

The key to modernization of the corporate legal function rests squarely on the shoulders of legal operations leadership.

Today’s law departments face an urgent need to shed the inefficiencies of old and leverage new practices and tools to stay competitive. The time for transformation is now, and legal operations executives must lead this effort.

Topics for discussion include:

  • The Future Is…When?
  • The Future of CLM
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Law: Walking the Walk
  • Mental Health Wellness for the Legal Ecosystem
  • Information Governance, Records Management, and Privacy: Working Through the Data Dilemma
  • Technology Challenges and Opportunities
  • Legal Ops KPIs and Metrics
  • Selling Internal Stakeholders on the Investment Into Legal Ops
  • Legal Knowledge Management
  • What a Legal Operations Function Must Have in Order to Be Successful
  • How to Manage Change in Your Law Department More Effectively
  • Best Practices for Using ALSPs, Contractors, and More to Perform Key Functions and Roles
  • Dashboards and Reporting: What Metrics Really Matter?
  • The Multi-Dimensional Value Proposition: How Legal Ops Can Improve Relationships and Results Inside and Out

Advisory Board:

  • Vicki Brandt Litigation Manager Texas Roadhouse
  • Richard Brzakala Director, Global External Legal Services CIBC
  • Sheena Ferrari Head of Legal Operations Snap Inc.
  • Katrina Keiffer Associate Director, Legal Operations Navistar International Corporation
  • Michael Lordi Head of Law Department Operations Equitable
  • Robert Mignanelli Head of Legal Operations, Consumer Health GSK
  • E.A. Rockett Chief of Staff to the General Counsel and Senior Director of Legal Operations Adobe
  • Lynn Simpson Manager, Legal Operations The Chemours Company
  • Deryl Ward Vice President and Associate General Counsel Builders FirstSource, Inc.
  • Ashley Willoughby Senior Manager, Legal Operations II-VI Incorporated


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Critical Voices, Exceptional Dialogue

Hear from and interact with some of the most influential voices in this space.

Don Hinderliter II

Head of Legal and General Counsel

Sky Chefs, Inc.

Courtney Hexham

Manager of Legal Operations


Jon Patterson

Legal Innovation Partner


Tom Stephenson

Legal Operations Manager

Teladoc Health, Inc.

Katrina Keiffer

Associate Director, Legal Operations

Navistar International Corporation

Monica Andrews

Vice President, Global Legal Operations


Ryan Black

Director of Legal Operations


Erin Hostetler

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel

U.S. Anesthesia Partners

John Finley

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

AIS Care Group

Kelsey Nicol

Proposition Manager

Thomson Reuters

Patrick Butts

Director of Legal Operations and Information Governance

Hilltop Securities Inc.

Tom Stephenson

Legal Operations Manager

Teladoc Health, Inc.

Sabrina Gesto

Director, Legal Operations


Nancy Milinkovich

Legal Operations Project Manager

Independent Financial

Christina Wojcik

Director, Technology & Innovation


Tiffany Rebstock

Legal Operations Manager

Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.

Julie Hines

Vice President, Innovation & Strategic Business Operations


Lyndsey Wurst Somsen

Legal Operations Manager

Securian Financial Group, Inc

Bernadette Bulacan

Vice President and Lead Global Evangelist


Carol Bouw

Director, Legal Operations

Xcel Energy

Andrew Banquer

Vice President, Corporate Solutions


Mary O’Carroll

Chief Community Officer


Scott Funk

Head of Data Governance, Security and Legal Operations

MoneyGram International

Ana Erickson

Manager, EY Law – Legal Function Consulting

Ernst & Young LLP

La’Resa Young

Administrative Director, Legal Operations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Tammy Dickerson

Legal Operations Manager, Insurance/Risk Management


Dan Ruderman

Strategic Partnership Director

CounselLink by LexisNexis

Christina Speakman

Director of Integrated Business Operations

Blue Yonder

E.A. Rockett

Chief of Staff to the General Counsel and Senior Director of Legal Operations

Adobe, Inc.

Terry Dohrmann

Chief Revenue Officer & Founding Executive

Litify, Inc.

Dan Hauck

Chief Product Officer


Stuart Douglass

General Manager Corporate, North America


Kevin Cox

Lead Solutions Architect


Eligio Pimentel


McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Bob Surrette


McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

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