The Law Firm Leadership Podcast | We Interview Corp Defense Law Firm Leaders, Partners and Legal Consultants
About This Show
We discuss life and leadership. Learn from corporate defense law firm leaders such as the chairmen, managing partners, executive committee members and law partners along with their legal consultants. We interview these men and women across the United States who practice law and provide leadership at the largest law firms to elite corporate boutiques. Glean wisdom, new ideas, relate to their stories and follow along as we talk about current legal industry topics, firm management, their personal journey as a leader and more.
Most Recent Episode
Ep 10: Norm Champ | Author & Partner of Kirkland & Ellis | Going Public Book | From Hedge Fund to the SEC | Preventing the Next Madoff | Biggest Surprises Working in Government | Books that Should Be Written
I interviewed Norm Champ on April 21st, 2017. We discussed how he came from a hedge fund to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and eventually being the Director of the Division of Investment Management and then now a law partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis. Norm shared stories about what surprised him inside the Federal Government and some of the challenges he was faced with. He shared how they would have discovered Bernie Madoff through a couple changes and how they hope to prevent a situation like that again. He shared some of his interactions with the Hill and people he met. He shared his interactions with FSOC and their influence with SEC’s role in regulating US mutual funds, investment advisors and other investment firms. He shared the people in his life who inspired him to be in public service and give back to the country. Finally, Norm shared what books should be written that are not yet.