Meet FLEX Attorney: Julie Liedtke

April 14, 2017

We are continuing our “Meet FLEX Attorney” series to hear directly from our attorneys how FLEX is working for them. This month we interviewed Julie Liedtke to hear about her FLEX experience.

Julie is a veteran in-house employment law practitioner. With over 18 years’ practice experience, Julie has in-depth expertise in helping multinational companies manage their global workforces and navigate ...

5 Ways to Reduce Legal Spend in 2017

As in-house law departments continue to try to reduce their legal costs, we wanted to provide five points summarizing summarizing some of the trends we are seeing. 

  1. Work with Alternative Legal Service Providers
    • According to a report released this month by Thomson Reuters, 60% of corporate law departments use an ALSP, usually for projects that the in-house team has determined ...

2017 Resolutions: Giving Back for Transactional Lawyers

Earlier this month, I was at a large gathering of lawyers when the conversation turned to New Year’s resolutions.  I was pleasantly surprised by how many mentioned that their resolution (beyond the typical weight loss one!) for 2017 was to do more pro bono work.  In fact, several of them were intrigued by the FLEX by Fenwick model specifically ...

How FLEX Differs from Traditional Law Practice

Dec 2016 - Workplace Flexibility - resized

Since joining FLEX by Fenwick’s internal team to lead employer branding and marketing, I’ve received many questions from attorneys about how practicing with FLEX differs from participating in a flexible work arrangement program at a traditional law firm. So, I thought I’d share my answer here as the subject of my first blog post.

Both Fenwick and ...

Meet FLEX Attorney T. Aidan Toombs

In our ongoing series meeting FLEX lawyers and hearing how FLEX is working for them, we interviewed Aidan Toombs to learn more about his FLEX experience.

Aidan has 7 years of experience as a life sciences lawyer. Prior to joining FLEX, Aidan handled a range of commercial transactions and privacy and regulatory matters. He was also an associate with K ...