Legal Department Operations & Strategic Planning: An Overview

Presentation Summary:

In-house legal departments are consistently challenged to deliver services more efficiently, drive strategic value, and operate more like a business function.

This session will provide an overview of legal department strategic planning and operations, which are key capabilities for the department to drive strategic value and maximize operational efficiency.

Presenter Bio:

Bob Mignanelli is Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Technology & Operations and Legal Strategy/Operations, at Pearson plc.

He leads a team of professionals that are responsible for providing legal support and guidance to Pearson's Global Technology & Operations organization.

In addition, he is responsible for setting strategy for the Pearson Legal Department and its Legal Operations team. He is a member of the Pearson Legal Department’s Operating Committee and the Pearson plc Senior Leadership Group.

Prior to joining Pearson, Bob was corporate counsel for a technology start-up, a regulatory consultant for Arthur Andersen and spent several years in private practice in Washington DC.

He is a member of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Arizona Bars. Bob received his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts, an MBA from the University of Arizona, and holds a JD from The Catholic University of America.

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