General Counsel Reve

iCrowdNewswire   Mar 4, 2021  9:00 AM ET

SMB Interim Management, Yate Advisors, and ALM Intelligence bring together global GCs to discuss their needs from the C-Suite as expectations of the general counsel role expand amidst increased market complexity and uncertainty.

New York, NY – March 4, 2021, In a follow-up to the January 22 webinar (you can find that program at where C-Suite executives discussed their expectations for the Legal Department, this webinar will focus on the General Counsel’s expectations of the C-Suite. Following a year of unprecedented challenges, uncertainty stemming from COVID-19 continues to impact the global markets, placing more pressure on GCs to mitigate growing risk. Additionally, likely regulatory changes stemming from a new administration, and greater emphasis on ESG standards create complexity for legal departments. As general counsel confront these challenges, collaboration with the C-suite becomes critical. What does the GC need from C-suite executives to be successful in 2021?

On Friday, March 19, a global GC panel, moderated by former GC & Croke Fairchild founder Jessica Fairchild, will lay out the support needed from the C-Suite to meet these escalating challenges and best prepare their organizations for the future. The GC panelists will also discuss their outlook for 2021, from the chief legal officer perspective, and how their roles can best integrate with the executive leadership team.

Join us at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. Eastern; 8:00 a.m. Pacific) on Friday, March 19, 2021.

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Walter D. Bay, General Counsel and Secretary, Gallagher

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. Mr. Bay manages a global legal team and advises senior management and the company’s Board of Directors on a wide range of issues, including regulatory and legal compliance, securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and litigation. He has held this role since 2007.

Kristin M. Coleman, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer, US Foods Holding Corporation

US Foods® is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed.

Ms. Coleman is responsible for enterprise legal support, compliance, corporate social responsibility, and government affairs. She joined US Foods in 2017.

Sidney Peryar, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, IAA, Inc.

IAA, Inc. is a leading global digital marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Mr. Peryar leads general legal affairs, including SEC compliance and filings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and litigation. He joined IAA in 2001 as Corporate Counsel and Secretary and has played a significant role in the company’s growth including it recently becoming an independent public company.


Jessica Fairchild, Founding Partner of Croke Fairchild Morgan & Beres LLC.

Croke Fairchild was founded in 2019 with its principal office located in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Fairchild focuses her practice on corporate, M&A, and general counsel services for a range of private and public companies as well as family offices and high net worth individuals.  She is also the former General Counsel, Chicago 2016, where she advised senior management and the Board of Directors leading Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Olympic Games.

About the Sponsors:

SMB Interim Management: SMB provides interim senior-level operating executives to help clients solve complex, time-sensitive operating problems. Our world-class portfolio of executives are matched to specific client assignments and immediately available to work with them to solve their challenge and then exit upon completion. [, [email protected], 312.283.5532]

Yate Advisors: Yate Advisors helps lawyers collaborate with clients. We help lawyers build client connections using curiosity, insight, and trust through on-demand business development training and team coaching. [, [email protected]]

ALM Intelligence: ALM Intelligence provides proprietary data, analysis, tools, and knowledge that empower our clients to succeed. The product suite and vast data repository arm professionals with the critical business information required to make the most impactful and informed decisions possible. The exhaustive data repository and product functionality enable professionals to combat competitive challenges head-on with the confidence to remain ahead of the field. The depth of ALM Intelligence’s expertise across the benefits, insurance, consulting, and legal industries provide a broad spectrum of actionable intelligence to facilitate and execute strategy. Visit for more information.

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