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Join us monthly for a candid discussion among senior legal leaders on the path to board service. We'll discuss topics around board readiness, positioning yourself for the boardroom, delivering a crisp value proposition, intentional networking, and how to give back to women in the profession.

Who is it for: Leaders responsible for Legal matters in their companies - General Counsels, Chief Legal Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, Corporate Secretaries, Chief Governance Officers, Chief Sustainability Officers, Chief Privacy Officers, and Chief Intellectual Property Officers.

Frequency: Second Monday of every month.

Time: 9am PT/12pm EST


Alice Brennan Senior Advisor

Alice Brennan is an experienced public company board director with a focus on the intersection of technology/telecom, science and business. Having co-led over 25 acquisitions, from due diligence through integration, for public companies ranging from $1B to $30B in market cap, she brings particular value to companies in high growth mode. Alice has co-led board initiatives on executive and director compensation, pre-IPO planning, and shareholder activism. Her industry experience is at telecom and pharmaceutical companies, specifically, at Verizon Wireless and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. Working through expert networks, Alice has consulted for McKinsey, Bain, BCG, and Deloitte as a thought leader in the innovation technology space since 2014. Previously, she served as chief compliance officer and a senior legal executive at Verizon Wireless and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. Her contributions included creating a risk management framework, raising capital, building an IP portfolio, working to overcome legal/regulatory barriers to growth, and strengthening ESG. Alice is an independent board director at the RENN Fund, a NYSE listed Investment Company that is co-managed by Horizon Asset Management. Recruited for her corporate governance and risk management experience, Alice chairs the nom/gov committee and serves on audit committee and the pricing committee. Currently, Alice is a member of NACD and Women Corporate Directors. She is a past board director of the Society for Corporate Governance with executive steering committee and audit committee experience. Alice is the past president for both the Stockholders Relations Society of New York and the New York Chapter of the Society for Corporate Governance. Alice has studied chemistry and biology at Skidmore College and received a Master’s degree in microbiology from Columbia University. She holds a law degree from Hofstra Law School. She has earned her NACD Director Certification and ACCD Professional Director Certification for Public Company Directors.

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Peer Group: Board and Beyond for Women in the Law

Mon, Dec 12 @ 9:00am PT (1 hr)

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