This first in-person meeting for the 2015 LCLD Pathfinder pilot participants took place at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in Chicago, Illinois.

Please see below for an outline of the meeting agenda, links to meeting materials, and a gallery of photos from the event.


Friday, April 17, 2015

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Registration & Lunch

1:00 - 1:30 pm

Welcome & Orientation: What is LCLD and Why are You Here? (Agenda and speaker bios)
Greg Jordan, LCLD Member; Executive Vice President and General Counsel, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Lori Lorenzo, Program Director, LCLD

1:30 - 2:30 pm

Opening Plenary: The Leader Within (Click here for the Leadership Workshop handout)
Ritu Bhasin, Founder and Principal, bhasin consulting inc.

3:00 - 5:30 pm

Plenary: Make an Impact! Capture, Communicate, and Build Your Brand for Meaningful Relationships (Click here for the Brand Development Workshop handout)
Ritu Bhasin, Founder and Principal, bhasin consulting inc.

5:30 - 6:30 pm

Study Group

7:00 pm

Welcome Reception

8:45 pm


Saturday, April 18, 2015

8:00 - 8:30 am


8:30 - 10:00 am

Joint Training Workshop: Know Thyself
Hassan Kamel, Lead Associate, Otto Kroeger Associates

10:00 am - 12:15 pm

Breakout Sessions
NOTE: Discussion questions for each session are linked below. Each Pathfinder received a copy of the relevant case study at the meeting; however, please contact Lori Lorenzo if you need another copy.

Law Firm: Sponsorship
Carrie J. Fletcher, Executive Director, Harvard Law School Executive Education
Vincent A.F. Sergi, Chairman, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP; LCLD Member

In-House: A Strategic Business Partner
John Mitchell, "The Purple Coach" and Owner, KM Advisors, LLC

12:30 - 1:30 pm


1:30 - 3:30

Breakout Sessions

Law Firm: EQ (Also see the Self-Assessment Tool and Emotional Intelligence Scenarios)
Joanna Kirke, Associate, bhasin consulting inc.

In-House: Leading Cross-Functional Teams
Erica Brown, 2014 LCLD Fellow; Senior Counsel, McDonald's Corporation
Jandá M. Carter, 2014 LCLD Fellow; Corporate Counsel, Caterpillar Inc.
Waqas Durrani, 2011 LCLD Fellow; Associate General Counsel, Esurance Insurance Services, Inc.
Gerard Gregoire, 2012 LCLD Fellow; Director of Litigation Services, Eastern Region, Allstate Insurance Company

3:45 - 4:45 pm

Closing Plenary: Leadership Essentials, Build Your Ability to Deliver and Receive Feedback
Chris De Santis, Specialist in Management and Organization Development

4:45 - 5:00 pm

Closing Session
Lori L. Lorenzo

Photo Gallery