Corporate Legal Operations Forum

Customer Experience Forum
February 9, 2019

February 9–11, 2020 | Four Seasons Hotel | Westlake Village, CA

Join like-minded Heads of Legal Operations for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

Faculty Members Include

  • JEFF ASCHBRENNER (Amgen), Director, Law Operations
  • NADINE BERGE (TC Energy Corporation), Director, Corporate Compliance & Legal Operations, Acting Chief Privacy Officer
  • RYAN BLACK (Opendoor), Head of Legal Operations
  • STUART BROCK (Seal Software), Director
  • JEFFREY CATANZARO (Integreon), Executive Vice President and Global Head of Contracts, Compliance & Commercial
  • DAVID CHASE (Western Digital), Senior Director, Legal Operations
  • SHAY COLSON (Duff & Phelps), Director
  • HEATHER COWAN (Vista Outdoor), Director, Legal Operations
  • SAL DABABNEH (Oasis), Chief Operating Officer
  • CLAY DAVIS (Tech Data), Director, Global Legal Operations
  • MICHELLES DELARKIN (Flex), Senior Director, Global License Management Chief
  • MANDY DEPONTE (Kayak/OpenTable), Legal Operations Manager
  • BRETT DURAND (Sempra Energy), Director, Legal Operations
  • DANIELA DWYER (eBay), Head of Legal Operations
  • BRAD ELLIS (Scripps Health), Corporate Vice President, Legal Services & Physician Acquisitions and Assistant General Counsel
  • KATHERINE FARGO (Tenneco Inc.), Legal Operations Manager
  • SHEENA FERRARI (Blue Shield of California), Senior Manager, Legal Operations
  • JOHN FINLEY (AIS Care Group), General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
  • JOSEPH GALEA, Esq. (Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions), Global Sales Director
  • LESLEY GARAFOLA (Barings), Global Director of Legal Operations
  • JENITA GILLESPIE (Bon Secours Mercy Health), Director, Legal Operations
  • STEPHANIE GLADNEY (Healogics, Inc.), Associate General Counsel
  • TANUSHKA GUNATILAKE (Hewlett Packard Inc), Director, Legal Operations & Strategy
  • MAUREEN HARMS (3M Company), Associate General Counsel and Managing Counsel, Legal Operations
  • JULIE HINES (Verizon), Chief of Staff and Head of Legal Operations
  • JAY HUDSON (Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker), Account Executive, Corporate Legal
  • EWA HUGH (SurveyMonkey), Senior Manager, Legal Operations
  • KATRINA KEIFFER (Navistar, Inc.), Associate Director, Legal Operations
  • PETER KRAKAUR (Ernst & Young LLP), Managing Director & Legal Operations Markets Leader
  • VICKY LA CELLE (Beckman Coulter, a Danaher Operating Company), Manager, Global Legal Operations
  • STEPHANIE LAMOUREAUX (Square, Inc.), Legal Operations Lead
  • MELISSA LAUDERDALE-WARD (Exelon Corporation), Chief of Staff
  • ANTHONY LEE (Mitratech), Account Executive
  • DEIRDRE LEON (ContractPodAi®), Vice President of Sales
  • JUANITA LUNA (Pacific Gas and Electric Company), Director of Legal Operations & Claims
  • MICHAEL LUND (HID Global), Program Manager, Data Privacy
  • KIRAN MALLAVARAPU (Liberty Mutual Group), Senior Vice President, Legal Strategic Services
  • TAMMY MANNING DICKERSON (Envista), Legal Operations Manager
  • TYLER MARION (Duff & Phelps), Managing Director, Management Consulting Practice
  • SHARON MAYERS (Pernod Ricard USA), Corporate Secretary and Legal Operations Manager
  • JASON MCINNES (American Airlines, Inc.), Director and Senior Attorney
  • BRIAN MCGOVERN (Mitratech), General Manager, Workflow Solutions
  • DIANE MCKELLAR (Nexteer Automotive), Legal Operations Manager
  • ROBERT MIGNANELLI (Pearson plc), Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Legal & AGC Technology, Operations & Strategy
  • ARUN MISTRY (Providence St. Joseph Health), Vice President, Legal Operations
  • BART MOONEY (Ingram Micro Inc.), Director, Legal
  • RACHEL MULLEN (Thermo Fisher Scientific), Manager, Contract Asset Management, Legal Operations
  • JAVIER NARANJO (Tailored Brands), Senior Corporate Counsel, Legal Department
  • ELIZABETH RISHA (MGA Entertainment, Inc.), General Counsel
  • MAGENA RODRIGUEZ (Millicom International Services), Counsel
  • TAL SAMET (Marvell Semiconductor, Inc.), Director, Assistant General Counsel
  • JOY SAPHLA (Morae Global Corporation), President, Morae Legal
  • KRIS SATKUNAS (LexisNexis CounselLink), Director of Strategic Consulting
  • SHIRIN SCHOKRPUR (Allbirds), Legal Operations Manager
  • KEVIN SCHUTTE (SunTrust now Truist), Legal & Regulatory Operations
  • KYRA SMITH (Huntsman Corporation), Legal Operations Manager
  • CHRIS YOUNG (Ironclad, Inc.), General Counsel
  • MONICA ZENT (ZentLaw), Founder and Chief Executive Officer and (LawDesk360), Founder

Advisory Board

  • VINCENT CORDO (Shell Oil), Legal Global Sourcing Officer
  • DAVID ESPOSITO (Capital One), Senior Manager, Legal Operations
  • MATT GEEKIE (Graybar Electric Company, Inc.), Senior Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel
  • COLLEEN HANKINS (Fidelity Investments), Senior Vice President, Head of Legal Strategic & Shared Services
  • FELICIA HICKEY (Equifax, Inc.), U.S. Legal Department, Legal Operations
  • ADRIENNE LEDER-SCHRINER (The Clorox Company), Director of Legal Operations and Associate Counsel
  • JUANITA LUNA (Pacific Gas & Electric Company), Director of Legal Operations & Claims
  • KIRAN MALLAVARAPU (Liberty Mutual Group), Senior Vice President, Legal Strategic Services
  • DELORIS MCCLENDON (Mondelez International), Global Legal Operations and Associate Director
  • ROBERT MIGNANELLI (Pearson plc), Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Global Product/Technology
  • MONIQUE MORREALE (MUFG), Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel
  • JOHN PFANNENBECKER (Franchise World Headquarters (Subway)), Deputy General Counsel
  • KATHARINE WEEKES(Apotex Inc.), Manager, Legal Operations
  • ASHLEY WILLOUGHBY (II-VI Incorporated), Legal Operations Manager
  • MONICA ZENT (ZentLaw), Founder and Chief Executive Officer and (LawDesk360), Founder

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Topics For Discussion

  • Improving The Legal Department Through Dashboards & Data Analytics
  • Exploring & Implementing An Enterprise Contract Management System
  • Navigating The Impact Of Data Privacy Laws On Legal Operations
  • Driving The Conversation Around Innovation: How Legal Operations Can Lead The Charge For Change
  • Communicating The Value Of Legal Operations

Venue: Four Seasons Hotel

2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village, CA 91362

Located off Highway 101, this upscale hotel is also 1.1 miles from Westlake Golf Course and 12 miles from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.


General Sessions

Address top-of-mind issues in a conversational exchange among industry thought leaders, enabling participants to share lessons, expertise, leadership skills, and practical tools.


Engage in advanced dialogue in an informal boardroom-style setting on specific topics that are particularly suited to smaller group discussions.

Networking Meals

Participate in all meals and networking functions hosted on-site by Consero. These intimate gatherings provide countless opportunities to develop lasting business relationships.

Customized Itineraries

Meet with the most innovative service providers in the industry, one-on-one, based on your individual and departmental priorities. Our reputable partners are referred and vetted by your peers.

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Attendees Rave About Consero

  • Shaun Frederick
    "Excellent event with very knowledgeable professionals."
    Shaun Frederick
    S&P Global
  • Ross Thompson
    "A great opportunity to learn about available resources and their limitations, challenges, etc. from those who have 'been there, done that."
    Ross Thompson
    Samsung Austin Semiconductor
  • Perry Sekus
    "Well organized with helpful content."
    Perry Sekus
  • MaryBeth Blair
    "This event was critical to helping me evaluate where we are in our operations model."
    MaryBeth Blair
    Panera Bread
  • Katia Grow
    "Very organized, insightful with a wealth of best practices exchange."
    Katia Grow
    Carestream Dental
  •  Julie Sullivan
    "Valuable and current event... I'm leaving with defined and specific action items to make improvements in our processes and procedures."
    Julie Sullivan
    Rimini Street
  • Jessica Starbuck
    "Very well organized with good content and a fantastic group of people!"
    Jessica Starbuck
    TMX Finance Family of Companies
  • Heather Bardeleben
    "A meeting of professionals for knowledge sharing and networking."
    Heather Bardeleben
    Adtalem Global Education
  • Gant Sowinski
    "Very insightful and valuable use of my time."
    Gant Sowinski
  • Cynthia Allen-Whyte
    "This was a very unique forum... The smaller setting and no-pressure vendor meetings were very useful."
    Cynthia Allen-Whyte
    Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Ryan Black
    "The Consero Legal Ops Forum delivered the inspiration I needed to return to work and tackle some difficult projects, and I'm doing so armed with new information and a stronger network!"
    Ryan Black
  • Bart Mooney
    "The Consero Corporate Legal Operations Forum is a top-notch event providing opportunities for networking, benchmarking and learning how other legal operations leaders are addressing priorities and challenges."
    Bart Mooney
    Ingram Micro Inc.

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