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Podcast: Demonstrating Your Capabilities & Diversity to In-House Counsel

Author: Berbay Marketing & PR | April 10, 2019

Episode 37

Tyrone Thomas, Jr. is a seasoned legal and strategic business advisor. He is currently Deputy General Counsel at Invenergy, LLC, a global leader in energy solutions, based in the Chicago office. Tyrone leverages his broad experience to provide effective counsel on a wide range of legal, business, administrative and risk management issues with a focus on complex commercial contracts, real estate, permitting, construction, procurement and litigation/ADR management. He has led diverse teams of professionals in numerous acquisitions, dispositions and project financings of utility-scale energy facilities; negotiated land rights for more than one million acres of real property globally; and managed the negotiation and faithful execution of key construction and procurement documents for dozens of utility-scale energy projects.

Prior to joining Invenergy, Tyrone was in private practice at DLA Piper, Hanson Bridgett, and Gould & Ratner.

Tyrone is actively involved in Invenergy’s diversity and inclusion efforts and is a 2019 Fellow with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). He frequently speaks on the advancement of diverse candidates into leadership positions within the legal community.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • How lawyers and law firms can most effectively market themselves to corporate companies like Invenergy.
  • Why it’s critical to demonstrate your expertise on your website through published articles, white papers, speaking engagements and more.
  • The importance of diversity and inclusion, and how it benefits law firms.
  • What the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) is and how it promotes diverse representation within the legal community.
  • Why being a member of LCLD and ranked by Chambers and Partners can be a valuable and powerful tool for law firms wanting to market themselves.

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