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Alice E Burns has over twenty years experience in the legal industry. She has worked worked for two AM Law firms in New York and Seattle in practice support and technology positions. For seven years, Alice owned a litigation consulting and data processing company handling some of the largest discovery projects across the country at that time. Alice is a former Senior Manager with Baker Robbins & Company. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York, and possess other certificates and educational credentials in subjects of interest.
A versatile, strategic and tactical leader for design, development and implementation of sustainable initiatives to improve organizational effectiveness. Achieves results through building partnerships with all levels, defining and communicating plans, creative problem solving, coaching and mentoring, balanced negotiation, and focusing the customer. Foundation in legal and ediscovery with experience in facilitation, training, project management, and consulting. Adept at navigating complex, high-pressure environments at project start up or putting projects in motion on track.
Subject Expertise: legal process improvement, legal project management, litigation practice, legal spend, ediscovery and document review, litigation support management and operations, legal outsourcing, vendor selection and management, legal technology
Utilize team approach to generate innovative ideas and overcome resistance to change. Skilled in conducting stakeholder assessments to uncover barriers, and build consensus for change.
Advanced skills in facilitating meetings with notable team dynamics, challenges and disruptive behavior
Lead teams using project management techniques to achieve results and cost reductions
Talent Development and Management
Twenty years experience managing and training cross-disciplinary teams
Summary: Leadership for legal engagements as key player in defining scope and driving results. Utilize project management methodologies and tools to facilitate and execute pricing, project management and process improvement. Keen understanding of the level of project management rigor to apply to a given legal matter to ensure best results. Significant intuitive flexibility in the choice and application of various project and legal process management disciplines and tools depending on the type of engagement, and the real and acknowledged needs and appetite for change and improvement of the team. Drive short term goals and take a long term view with regard to the successful adoption and acceptance of change desired by the organization as a whole. Comfortable working with and leading teams of general counsel, c-leaders, partners, associates IT and other legal personnel. Adept at navigating complex, high-pressure environments.
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