Recent CLP Events

Book Launch – The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
8:00am - 11:30am
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Crown Office Row, London EC4Y 7HL
David B. Wilkins

Join us at a special event hosted by the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession and RSG Consulting to discuss the changing nature of the Indian legal market and celebrate the release of the Center’s new book The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector […]

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Financial Times Innovative Lawyer Summit – Leadership & the Future of Work

Monday, June 19, 2017
1:40 - 3:40
Claridge's London
David B. Wilkins

Following the outstanding success of the inaugural FT/RSG Innovative Lawyers Summit in 2016, we are delighted to announce the 2017 Summit. Once more this independent meeting will bring together our global community of corporate counsel and private practice lawyers together with chief executives, academics and non-legal innovators to discuss how the profession can best meet the […]

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4th Annual CLP Colloquium – A History of Black Lawyers: Research Across the Decades

4th Annual CLP Colloquium – A History of Black Lawyers: Research Across the Decades

Jun 5

Monday, June 5, 2017
3:00 - 5:00pm
Washington D.C.
Panel Discussion and Q&A

Almost 20 years ago, CLP conducted a first-of-its-kind survey of the black alumni of Harvard Law School. The survey formed the basis of a major report on the state of black lawyers. In order to understand changes that have occurred over the past 20 years, the Center is currently revisiting and expanding this important research […]

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Why Partnerships Work: What Goes On Behind the Closed Doors

Why Partnerships Work: What Goes On Behind the Closed Doors

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
Pound 102
Laura Empson

Professor Laura Empson will present a preview of a chapter from her forthcoming book Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas to be published by Oxford University Press.  Based on in-depth research within many of the world’s leading law firms, she will explain how partnerships work and why they are so effective.  The presentation will […]

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Unlearning How to Think Like a Lawyer: A Corporate Lawyer Reflects

Unlearning How to Think Like a Lawyer: A Corporate Lawyer Reflects

Apr 4

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
Pound Hall 102
Jeffrey Lipshaw

Watch the Presentation Here   Jeffrey Lipshaw is Professor of Law at the Suffolk University Law School in Boston, where he teaches contract law and courses in the business curriculum. He writes on contract theory, corporate law, and business judgment, with focus on the overlap between business and legal decision-making. He is particularly interested in […]

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Book Launch & Panel Discussion of Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos

Book Launch & Panel Discussion of Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
5:00 - 7:00pm
HLS, Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West AB (second floor)
Dr. Heidi K. Gardner and Guests

Watch the Panel Discussion Here HLS Faculty Book Launch for Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos Join Lecturer on Law and CLP Distinguished Fellow, Heidi K. Gardner, for the launch of her new book Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos. With case studies and real-world […]

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RSG’s Big Questions: Can and Do Lawyers Really Innovate?

RSG’s Big Questions: Can and Do Lawyers Really Innovate?

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
Pound 102
Reena Sengupta

Watch the Presentation Here   Join us for an engaging discussion about legal innovation and what role, if any, lawyers have in this space from an expert consultant and founder of the Financial Times Innovative Lawyer Awards. About Reena SenGupta: Reena founded RSG Consulting in 2001 to provide research and consultancy to law firms and in-house […]

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An Engineer’s Journey Through the Legal System

An Engineer’s Journey Through the Legal System

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
Pound 102
Ron Dolin

Watch the Presentation Here   About Ron Dolin: Ron received his B.A. in math and physics from U.C. Berkeley before heading to Geneva to work at CERN, the high-energy physics lab. After a few years there, he left for graduate work, obtaining a Ph.D. in Computer Science from U.C. Santa Barbara with his dissertation on […]

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Lawyer Activism in Authoritarian Contexts: The Case of China

Lawyer Activism in Authoritarian Contexts: The Case of China

Mar 7

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
Pound 102
Sida Liu

Watch the Presentation Here   This talk is being generously co-sponsored by the HLS East Asian Legal Studies program. About Sida Liu: Sida Liu is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto, Faculty Fellow at the American Bar Foundation, and a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton in 2016-2017. Before […]

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Big Law vs. Consulting: A View from Both Sides

Big Law vs. Consulting: A View from Both Sides

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
Pound 201
Hugh Simons

Watch the Presentation Here Join us for an exciting conversation about the merits of careers in Big Law and Consulting from someone who has done both at the highest levels! About Hugh Simons: Dr. Hugh A. Simons is a strategist and veteran professional services firm leader.  He is currently conducting research for a book on […]

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