General Counsel Forum

Corporate Legal Operations Forum – East
November 8, 2019
CHRO Executive Roundtable
December 1, 2019

November 15–17, 2020 | Four Seasons Hotel | Westlake Village, CA

Join like-minded General Counsel for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

Faculty Members Include

  • ANN ABER (Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.), Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
  • ASYA ALEXANDROVICH (American Family Mutual Insurance Company), Chief Legal Officer
  • BRENDA FURLOW (Bio-Techne Corporation), General Counsel
  • LISA GRESSEL (P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc.), General Counsel
  • DEAN MATHESON (Multek Technologies Limited), Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
  • KEN SEDDON (LOT Network, Inc.), Chief Executive Offer
  • CHRIS YOUNG (Ironclad), General Counsel

Advisory Board

  • CHRISTOPHER CLANCY (Panduit Corporation), Vice President, Legal & General Counsel
  • JILL GREENE (Faurecia), Vice President and General Counsel, North America
  • JAMES KERR (Southern Company), Executive Vice President and General Counsel
  • LATANYA LANGLEY (BIC), Vice President and General Counsel
  • CATHERINE PAULSON (Cinepolis USA), General Counsel
  • R. SCOTT SLIFKA (LEGO Group), Vice President and General Counsel, Americas
  • MICHELLE TAIGMAN (HARMAN International), Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary

Want To Know More?

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Topics For Discussion

  • Building A Data-Driven Legal Department: Metrics, KPIs & Dashboards
  • Addressing The Impact Of Privacy Laws On The Business: Data Management, FTC Advertising & Cybersecurity
  • Recent Trends In Attorney-Client & Work Product Privileges
  • Leading Innovation From The Top: Legal Operations, AI & Other Disruptors
  • Opportunities & Challenges In Implementing ERM

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

  • Jami Segota
    "Very interesting topics & great opportunity to learn, share and feel like being part of a community."
    Jami Segota
    Ricoh USA, Inc.
  • David Watson
    "This forum brought together a group of CLOs that face many similar challenges and issues, and the panel discussions provided much helpful information and varied perspectives."
    David Watson
    Reynolds Consumer Products
  • Andrea Newborn
    "Consero put together a great group of GCs, and between the panel format and opportunities for networking, we had the chance to meet many of them, while also getting introduced to vendors with products we are actually interested in."
    Andrea Newborn
    ABM Industries
  • Nasym Afsari | Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.
    “Collaborative environment with great information sharing by a variety of GCs from different industries, backgrounds and companies.”
    Nasym Afsari | Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.
  • Jim Ballard | Landcare
    “The forum is a fantastic and fun way to network and keep current on relevant topics in the GC arena.”
    Jim Ballard | Landcare
  • Debbie Swartz | Access Group
    “A top-notch networking conference for busy general counsels to share best practices.”
    Debbie Swartz | Access Group
  • Sean Gaffney | Encompass Home Health & Hospice
    “Very solid content and discussion; excellent panelists and networking.”
    Sean Gaffney | Encompass Home Health & Hospice
  • Anna Alvarado | First Cash Financial Services
    “Best practical forum for a GC. Make time for it; you won’t regret it!”
    Anna Alvarado | First Cash Financial Services
  • Jim Edwards | Cubic Corporation
    “It is a focused approach to current issues I deal with at my company.”
    Jim Edwards | Cubic Corporation
  • Cindy Becker | Concerto Healthcare, Inc.
    “Highly recommend this forum to others. Unique delivery—preferable to traditional CLE conferences. Very helpful staff!”
    Cindy Becker | Concerto Healthcare, Inc.
  • Allyn McGinley | Morpho Detection
    “Very collaborative and focused on current topics of interest.”
    Allyn McGinley | Morpho Detection
  • Rick Heller | Legal Sea Foods, LLC
    “Outstanding and informative, especially learning from networking.”
    Rick Heller | Legal Sea Foods, LLC