What is ILDE?

ILDE® is a learning and networking organization dedicated to supporting and equipping in-house legal department leaders in their pursuit of operational improvement and business-alignment.

ILDE, the Institute For Law Department Excellence, is dedicated to:
  • Peer-to-Peer Learning and Networking
  • Development and Distribution of Best Practices 
  • Education and Certification of Legal Department Professionals
  • Innovation in Managing and Operating Legal Departments
  • Establishment of Standards for Legal Department Operations

Featured Member
Chad Andrews, Legal Systems Manager,
The Dow Chemical Company

Featured Advisory Board Member
Kevin BlodgettSenior Vice President and General Counsel, Rockwater Energy Solutions, Inc. and former General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Administration, Dynegy Inc. 

Featured Faculty Member
 David Cambria, Director of Global Operations - Law,  Compliance and Government Affairs at Archer Daniels  Midland

 View ILDE Faculty.

Meet the President
Jeffrey D. Paquin
Mr. Paquin is an experienced attorney and executive who has been focused on legal department operations and management for decades. Among other things, he has served as Divisional Vice President & Chief Operations Counsel for Abbott Laboratories, National Practice Leader of Legal Management Services for Ernst & Young LLP, and Chief Litigation Counsel for United Parcel Service.

Upcoming events

05 Feb 2015 12:00 PM • The Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of Americas, New York, NY

Become a Member Today! Join here.

ILDE Membership is limited to in-house legal professionals. 
ILDE Members enjoy:
    • Online Collaborative Forum 
    • Dedicated Events
    • Educational and Informative Webinars
    • Articles, Whitepapers and More

Friends of ILDE please sign up here.

If you do not meet the requirements for ILDE membership because you are not an in-house professional focused on legal operations and management, please become a Friend of ILDE.  Friends of ILDE include professionals associated with law firms, legal vendors, law schools, legal consultants, legal media, and other areas of the legal community.  As a Friend of ILDE, you will receive ILDE communications and have an opportunity to participate in many ILDE activities.  

Become a Sponsor

Want to support ILDE? To become an sponsor of the Institute for Law Department Excellence email us at jpaquin@ildeonline.com. Visit our Sponsor page.



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