Transparency is the New Black: Numbers, Relationships and a Heightened Sense of Community


(Sponsored by Thomson Reuters)

The growing need for transparency in managing the outside counsel relationship is about more than managing reputational risk. Transparency drives revenue and offers a competitive advantage with which you can differentiate yourself and your organization. Hear from those experienced in the recruiting and retention of lawyers in firms and departments, data analytics and budgeting to learn:

  • Best practices in choosing counsel and laterals;
  • What data General Counsel can use to improve and manage outside counsel; and
  • Methodologies for driving and increasing transparency between firms and in-house counsel


  • Zena Applebaum, Director, Professional Firm and Corporate Segments, Thomson Reuters
  • Michael Ellenhorn, Co-Founder and General Counsel, Decipher Global
  • Joel Levesque, Vice-President and General Counsel, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited
  • Mathieu Bergeron, Senior Counsel, Commercial Affairs, CN

When & Where

  • Monday, April 8 - 3 PM to 4:30PM ET
  • Room: TBD