Consero Announces Live Webinar, “Bottom Line Remains Top of Mind: The Changing Role of The Legal Department”

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Powered by CDS Legal and CPA Global, Webinar Will Be Held June 25 at 11:30am EST

BETHESDA, Md- (June 17, 2014) – Consero Group, an international leader in creating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives, today announced it will host a live webinar entitled, “Bottom Line Remains Top Of Mind: The Changing Role Of The Legal Department,” at 11:30am EST on Wednesday, June 25. The webinar is sponsored by CDS Legal, the leader in eDiscovery, and CPA Global, the world’s leading intellectual property (IP) management and IP software specialists.

“Today’s announcement is another example of how Consero is committed to creating high-level content experiences for senior executives,” said Paul Mandell, Founder & CEO of Consero. “Our June 25 webinar will be based on real-world examples with minimal ‘instruction-style’ presenting, offering a unique, interactive opportunity for the Consero network and broader legal community to gather and ask questions among an exclusive group of senior-level peers.”

“As the role of the legal department continues to evolve, our upcoming webinar will focus on topics including return on investment as well as how to shift the perception of the law department from ‘cost center’ to investment in the business,” said Christopher M. Boucher, Senior Director, Program Development of Consero. “In addition, we will address managing external counsel, including performance evaluation tools to reduce costs and drive performance.”

Webinar Panelists Will Include:

  • Mark Smolik, General Counsel, DHL/Exel
  • Tim Phillips, General Counsel, American Cancer Society
  • Joe Mann, Vice President, CDS Legal
  • Steve Schley, Vice President, CPA Global

About Consero

Founded in 2010, Consero Group is an international leader in creating industry-specific events for senior-level executives in industries that include: Legal, Compliance, Shared Services, Customer Experience, Finance, IT, HR, Procurement, among others. With operations in the U.S. and in Europe, Consero is best known for transforming the executive experience through intimate, invitation-only programs in a sophisticated learning environment with high-level content. For more information on Consero, please visit

About Complete Discovery Source – eDiscovery

Complete Discovery Source (CDS) is the leader in eDiscovery, ranked number one by both the National Law Journal and New York Law Journal, and a trusted advisor to the Am Law 100 and Fortune 500. CDS Legal uses advanced, tested, and defensible services and software to support all stages of eDiscovery including planning, early case assessment, processing and production, review hosting, managed review, and cross-border global coverage. The company is an Orange-Level Best-in-Service Relativity® Provider and is the developer of Nytrix™ CIY™, the proprietary cloud-based eDiscovery platform powered by CDS. CDS is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in Washington DC, Chicago, and San Francisco. The company maintains high security, ISO 27001 certified hosting and SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type 2 tested data centers in New York, New Jersey, and Washington, DC. Complete Discovery Source’s web site is

About CPA Global

CPA Global is the world’s leading intellectual property (IP) management and IP software specialists, and an international provider of outsourced legal services. With offices across Europe, the United States and Asia Pacific, CPA Global supports many of the world’s best known corporations and law firms with a range of IP and broader legal services, helping them to manage risk, cost and capacity, and realise greater value for their businesses and IP assets. CPA Global helps corporates and law firms in managing valuable IP Rights, such as patents, designs and trademarks, ensuring that IP portfolios are protected, maintained and regularly reviewed in order to maximise value. Working closely with its clients, CPA Global ensures they have the best information on which to base IP decisions, and the best support in terms of helping implement those decisions. In IP software, CPA Global offers five market-leading IP management solutions (FoundationIP, Inprotech, Ipendo, Memotech, and Patrawin) tailored towards different types of clients and their specific needs, as well as First To File, the industry-leading electronic document management system for IP; Discover, one of the world’s most advanced patent search platforms; and IP Forecaster, the IP cost-forecasting software.Founded in Jersey, Channel Islands in 1969, CPA Global today employs more than 1,800 people, serving clients’ needs in 200 jurisdictions through its own offices and an extensive agent network. For further information, please visit:

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