When you’re facing a problem that seems impossible to fix, how do you take the first step?
That’s the question Thompson Coburn and our client Rabobank will tackle during our presentation at the 2019 Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Institute in Las Vegas, May 14-16. We will present our session, “Secrets of the Firewalkers: Face Your Department's Inefficiencies Without Getting Burned,” on the first day of the conference — Tuesday, May 14, at 4:20 p.m.
Drawing on the courage and focus of firewalkers — the brave women and men who have trekked across burning coals for centuries — the presentation will tell the story of a legal project management “firewalk” taken by Thompson Coburn and Rabo AgriFinance, an $11 billion subsidiary of Rabobank, the world’s largest food and agricultural lender. Our forged-by-fire collaboration with Rabo AgriFinance resulted in a 10% savings in legal costs and a dramatic 67% percent improvement in the pace of a key legal department function. The same legal outsourcing project was recognized last year as one of the top legal innovations in Missouri by Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
Led by Krissa Lubben, labor and employment partner at Thompson Coburn, our session will give corporate counsel and legal operations professionals the strategies needed to spark meaningful change within a business and a law firm — and tips on how to keep those embers burning.
Thompson Coburn is a gold sponsor of the CLOC Vegas Institute. Visit us in Booth 63 to take our interactive quiz, “Do You Have What It Takes to Firewalk?”
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