March 16, 2016


8:00 am


11:30 am


Sidley Austin LLP
1501 K Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20005

Events 6

Building an International Legal Department: Obstacles and Opportunities

Presented by Sidley Austin LLP and Major, Lindsey & Africa

NOTE: This event has been postponed to a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience.

As businesses and organizations expand globally, their legal departments also need to consider their global reach. Join Sidley Austin and Major, Lindsey & Africa for a discussion with leading General Counsel as they discuss the challenges and decisions they faced when building—and retaining—a successful international legal team.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ET

Sidley Austin, LLP
1501 K Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20005

Topics of discussion will include how to:

  • Organize a multinational legal department with lawyers located outside of the United States
  • Develop strategies to build and manage international legal capacity
  • Motivate, integrate and coordinate with lawyers serving in multiple jurisdictions and business units
  • Manage cultural aspects and considerations of global legal departments

Who should attend:

  • General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel or senior lawyers involved in hiring and/or managing lawyers based overseas