Law school seemed like the path she was supposed to go down, but once there, Ling-Ling Nie felt like a fish out of water. In this episode of Bouncing Back, she shares with Rebecca Glatzer how she discovered her passion for compliance and talks about how figuring out what you don’t want in life is as valuable as exploring what you do like.
Ling-Ling Nie is General Counsel and Vice President for Ethics and Compliance at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she serves as chief legal counsel for the Institute and is a member of the President’s Cabinet.
She previously served as Chief Compliance Officer & Assistant General Counsel at Panasonic Corporation of North America, where she was responsible for managing the global corporate compliance and ethics program for over 25 subsidiaries and division companies. Prior to that, she served as a Senior Advisor to the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
In 2021, she received the General Counsel award from the Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Georgia Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. In 2019, she was selected as a “40 Under 40” honoree by both the Atlanta Business Chronicle and the University of Georgia and was the recipient of the Women’s Leadership Award from the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association. She is a former division President of Panasonic’s Women Connect organization and served as a Global Mentor for the Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA). Ling-Ling also serves on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Lawyers for the Arts and the Atlanta Bar Foundation.
She is a graduate of the University of Georgia and received her law degree from Washington and Lee University’s School of Law and is licensed to practice in both Georgia and Virginia.
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