Women in Leadership: In-House Counsel Series

Welcome to the Law Light Podcasts In-House Counsel Series!
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Women In Leadership: In-House Counsel Series with Sylvia Kerrigan

Published April 2, 2021   (Download)
On this week’s episode, Melinda Delmonico (President & CEO of Gibson Arnold) sits down with Sylvia Kerrigan, Executive Director of the KBH Center for Energy, Business, & Law in Austin, Texas. Sylvia gives us a fascinating account of her journey through her legal career, from her time in law firms, to being General Counsel of Marathon Oil, and finally to her current role as “Recovering Lawyer” and her focus on board work rather than legal work. Sylvia reflects on the serendipity of her early legal career, and how her career has truly shaped her life as a whole and led her to the work she does now through the University of Texas at Austin. Lastly, Melinda and Sylvia note the importance of having a well-rounded team, as well as a well-rounded support system, to truly succeed.

Women In Leadership: In-House Counsel Series with Fiona Arnold

Published February 19, 2021   (Download)
This week’s episode of Law Light features President & CEO of Gibson Arnold, Melinda Delmonico speaking with Fiona Arnold, President of Mainspring in Denver, CO. Fiona dives into her law career, and how it led her to ultimately becoming president of a real estate development firm. Melinda and Fiona also discuss different leadership styles, what makes them effective, and how to always be learning new strategies of leadership. Fiona encourages women to take their seat at the proverbial table, and gives a very real look into corporate diversity measures.

Women In Leadership: In-House Counsel Series with Margaret McLean

Published January 22, 2021   (Download)
This week on Law Light, Melinda Delmonico (President & CEO of Gibson Arnold) has the pleasure of speaking with Margaret McLean, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer for TTEC. Margaret and Melinda sit down to discuss Margaret’s pre-law career in the IT department, her unique international work experience, and her ultimate path to becoming an in-house attorney. The two also discuss the importance of work/life balance, and finding a way to incorporate self care into your every day life. Margaret has a wide breadth of knowledge and experience in the in-house world, and we are very lucky to have her share it with us! Please enjoy.

Women In Leadership: In-House Counsel with Christy Crase

Published January 11, 2021   (Download)
This week’s episode is the second installment of our Women In Leadership series, and Melinda has the fortune of interviewing Christy Crase, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Professional Case Management. Christy provides us with a detailed look at the strategic path she took throughout her career that led her to her ultimate goal, to become a successful in-house attorney and executive.

Women In Leadership: In-House Counsel Series with Chris Allyn

Published December 18, 2020   (Download)
This week’s episode of Law Light is led by Melinda Delmonico (President and CEO of Gibson Arnold) who has the pleasure of interviewing Chris Allyn, Chief Counsel of Data, Aviation, and Analytics for Boeing. This first installment of our Women in Leadership series features a lively discussion surrounding the complex relationship between women and positions of power in the corporate and legal world. Chris dives into her journey through corporate America, and offers her insights on what inspires her.