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Project Management for Lawyers 2013

Author(s): Susan Raridon Lambreth, P. Michael Walker
Practice Area: Professional Skills
Published: Jan 2013
ISBN: 9781402419263
PLI Item #: 43062
CHB Spine #: B1998

P. Michael Walker is Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel in DuPont Legal. He began his legal career in a law firm in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1986 and joined DuPont in 1990. 

As Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Mr. Walker has responsibility for legal policy matters related to DuPont patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property. He manages DuPont’s global Patent and Trademark organization, as well as the legal group supporting DuPont’s Production Agriculture business.

Mr. Walker received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University and his J.D. degree from Notre Dame Law School. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr. Walker serves on the Board of Directors of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, and is a member of its Executive Committee. He is president of the Board of Directors of the Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation, and is a past president of the Association of Corporate Patent Counsel.

Mr. Walker also is active in community affairs and is a board member of the Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter.

Susan Raridon Lambreth is a founding Principal at LawVision Group and is nationally recognized as one of the top leadership, practice group and project management consultants for the legal industry.

Susan is also the Chair and Founder of the LPM Institute, a leading resource for educating law firms and law departments on implementing project management in their organizations.

Susan speaks frequently on practice management, LPM, strategy ad trends affecting law firms and law departments. She has authored six books and written numerous articles on these topics. In addition, she has trained over 4,000 legal professionals in LPM skills.

Prior to co-founding LawVision, she was with Hildebrandt International or its successor firm, Hildebrandt Baker Robbins for 20 years, where, in addition to her consulting work, she chaired many of their conferences and led several of the most successful roundtables for law firm professionals. Before this, Susan spent almost seven years with Altman & Weil. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, an M.B.A. from Villanova University, and her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina.