Phoenix Legal, Inc.
Organization Type: Consulting Firm
Functional Area: Management
Year of Induction: 2009
First Canadian Place, 100 King St., Suite 350
Toronto, ON M5X 1C1
CITATION UPON INDUCTION INTO THE COLLEGE
As Chief Operating Officer of Goodman & Carr, a large Toronto-based law firm, for eleven years, Karen demonstrated leadership in every aspect of law firm management. Since that time, she has developed a reputation for impeccable and empowering work as a consultant and coach through Phoenix Legal, Edge International and Kerma Partners. Karen’s practice is focused on professional talent from integration, assessment, development and leadership through succession planning and exit strategies. She is a globally recognized expert on the challenges, expectations and motivations of the generations at work in law firms today; the management challenges around motivation, reward and retention of associates, of women and of those nearing retirement. Karen has written and spoken extensively on these subjects and she has contributed significantly to the body of knowledge through the development of new information through surveys and studies.