For years, Legal Leadership Principal Pam Woldow, named a “Legal Rebel” by the American Bar Association, has been an astute and outspoken authority on the dramatically changing face of the legal profession. An active change agent herself, Pam provides up-to-the-moment perspectives on law’s movers, shakers, and trend-setters, all presented to At the Intersection readers in living color. With courage, wit, incisiveness and irreverence, Pam has earned a broad following in legal social media.
Whether commenting on market dynamics, trends in legal service delivery, client-law firm relationships or technological game changers, Pam has a powerful reputation both as a thought leader and as a singularly engaging public speaker for law firms, legal departments, and a broad variety of national and international conferences.
Pam’s consulting practice draws on decades of hands-on experience as a practicing large firm litigator, general counsel of private-sector businesses and government agencies, and trusted advisor to major law firms and corporate legal departments around the world. She has earned widespread recognition for her work in transforming law firm-client relationships, innovative approaches to pricing, selecting and managing outside counsel, knowledge of law department operations, and law firm business development.
Pam has earned a global reputation as a pioneer in Legal Project Management, and she is the co-author of the ABA-sponsored Legal Project Management in an Hour for Lawyers.
Pam’s earlier career included positions as Principal and General Counsel both of Edge International and 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. Her legal practice experience included complex commercial and environmental litigation with Sidley & Austin, Duane Morris & Heckscher and a respected environmental litigation boutique.
Pam’s articles have been widely published in the US and abroad, and she has been featured in publications such as The New York Law Journal, The Australian Corporate Lawyer, the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association Magazine, The ABA Journal, Latin Lawyer, The Wall Street Journal, and The In-House Perspective. She received her B.A. from Temple University and her J.D. from the Chicago-Kent School of Law. She also has been designated a Certified Master Coach by the Behavioral Coaching Institute.