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From Enhancing Legal Department Project Management to Process Improvement

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  • Description

    Legal departments can achieve enormous benefit by committing to implementing improvements and methodologies for processes that towards improvements. This CLE course will explain how these improvements can be facilitated by collecting and reviewing relevant information to analyze how improvements can be made in each project life cycle. The course will explain how to consider project improvement in the context of both formal and informal management through the application of Lean and Six Sigma methods. The course will present examples of processes that can be improved by engaging in best practices in process evaluation as well as refining the implementation of those processes.

  • Instructor Bio

    Lawrence Knoll

    Lawrence Knoll practices law and provides other consulting services with Wolf, Arnold & Knoll, P.C. (where is a principal and manager). In addition to working in private practice, Lawrence worked in legal departments within a large investment firm, a U.S. Federal Court and a non-profit organization. He has lectured in courses and presented as a panel speaker on various topics pertaining to ethics, international law, international business and project management.

    Lawrence earned his law degree at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, during which time he served as an associate editor for the Comparative Labor Law Journal and studied international business at Wharton. He earned his B.A. from Stony Brook University where he double majored in Economics and Political Science. Lawrence also earned a Certificate in Project Management from New York University. From 2009 to 2020, Lawrence served with New York University as an adjunct faculty member. Among his roles at NYU, Lawrence served as an adjunct assistant professor, adjunct faculty coordinator and adjunct academic program developer. Lawrence taught several courses and also developed several courses as well as co-developed academic programs for NYU (including NYU’s diploma program in legal project management). In 2015, NYU presented Lawrence with a faculty award for outstanding service.