Pamela WoldowGeneral Counsel
Pamela Woldow's diverse career has included roles as a practicing attorney, senior in-house counsel, and consultant to major law firms and legal departments worldwide. Over the last several years, she has earned widespread recognition for her pioneering work in transforming law firm-client relationships, including Legal Project Management, Alternative Fee Arrangements, RFPs and law firm selection and convergence programs. The ABA has designated her as a "Legal Rebel" - a change catalyst leading innovation in the practice of law.
Pam also specializes in providing advice to General Counsel and Chief Legal Officers on law department operations, cost management, litigation management and management of outside counsel, as well as advising law firms on business development and all aspects of counsel-client relationships. She is a Certified Master Coach with deep experience in individual lawyer coaching and in designing law department leadership development programs.
Pam's career has included positions as Principal and General Counsel of Altman Weil, Inc., Chief Counsel of the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance/Deputy General Counsel of Pennsylvania, and Director of Litigation Management for a $2 billion public financial services company operating throughout the U.S. Her earlier legal practice experience included complex commercial and environmental litigation with Sidley & Austin, Duane Morris & Heckscher and a respected environmental litigation boutique.
Pam speaks often on trends in the international legal marketplace for such groups as the SuperConference, the Forum for Legal Executives, the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association, the Center for Competitive Management, Institutional Investors Forum, ACC, and the Defense Research Institute. She has been featured in The Australian Corporate Lawyer, the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association Magazine, Latin Lawyer, and The In-House Perspective, and her articles have been widely published in the US and abroad.
Pam received her B.A. from Temple University and her J.D. from the Chicago-Kent School of Law. She has been designated a Certified Master Coach by the Behavioral Coaching Institute, and she sits on the Board of the Corporate Counsel Forum (an arm of the International Bar Association).