Michele Beardslee DeStefano

University of Miami - School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

P.O. Box 248087

Coral Gables, FL 33146

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Don't Let the Digital Tail Wag the Transformation Dog: A Digital Transformation Roadmap for Corporate Counsel

University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4021593
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 10 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2023
Michele Beardslee DeStefano, Bjarne P. Tellmann and Daniel Wu
University of Miami - School of Law, GlaxoSmithKline and Harvard University
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Digital Transformation, Innovation, digitize, legal department, corporations, corporate legal department, law firms, legal, ESG, AI, blockchain, legal technology, alternative legal service providers, lawyers, general counsels, law firm partners, data analytics, corporate purpose

Hiring Teams, Firms and Lawyers: Evidence of the Evolving Relationships in the Corporate Legal Market

Law and Social Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 May 2011
John C. Coates IV, Michele Beardslee DeStefano, David B. Wilkins and Ashish Nanda
Harvard Law School, University of Miami - School of Law, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School
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Hiring Teams from Rivals: Theory and Evidence on the Evolving Relationships in the Corporate Legal Market

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Aug 2009
Michele Beardslee DeStefano, Ashish Nanda, David B. Wilkins and John C. Coates IV
University of Miami - School of Law, Harvard Law School, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School
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Creating a Culture of Compliance: Why Departmentalization May Not Be the Answer

Hastings Business Law Journal, Vol. 10, p. 71, 2014
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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compliance, legal ethics, culture, corporations, corporate governance

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The Law Firm Chief Innovation Officer: Goals, Roles, and Holes

University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-39
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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innovation, legal profession, career, culture, law firm, leadership

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The Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege: Third Rate Doctrine for Third Party Consultants

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 62, 2009
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2009
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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Innovation: A New Key Discipline for Lawyers and Legal Education

New Suits: Appetite for Disruption in the Legal World co-curated by Michele DeStefano and Dr. Guenther Dobrauz (Stämpfli Verlag 2019), University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jul 2019
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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innovation, law, lawyer, legal profession, leadership, innovator, executive education, legal education, law firm, general counsel, corporate legal department, in-house lawyers

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Advocacy in the Court of Public Opinion, Installment Two: How Far Should Corporate Lawyers Go?

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 23, No. 4, 2010, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-06
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2011
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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corporate, advocacy, model rule 3.3, court of public opinion, public relations

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Advocacy in the Court of Public Opinion Part I: Broadening the Role of Corporate Attorneys

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 22, 2009
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2009
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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The Secret Sauce to Teaching Collaboration and Leadership to Lawyers: The 3-4-5 Method of Innovation

New Suits: Appetite for Disruption in the Legal World, co-curated by Michele DeStefano and Dr. Guenther Dobrauz (Stämpfli Verlag 2019), University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Jul 2019
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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innovation, law, legal, legal profession, lawyer, executive education, leadership, leaders, education, law school, collaboration, law firms, legal departments, general counsels, in-house lawyers

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Nonlawyers Influencing Lawyers: Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen or Stone Soup?

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 May 2012
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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Chicken Or Egg: Diversity and Innovation in the Corporate Legal Marketplace

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 91, Forthcoming , University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4314220
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2023
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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innovation, diversity, equity, inclusion, collaboration, design thinking, leadership, culture, change management, adaptive leadership, lawyer, legal, law firm, corporate counsel, in-house counsel, technology, legal education, law school

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Compliance and Claim Funding: Testing the Borders of Lawyers’ Monopoly and the Unauthorized Practice of Law

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 2961, 2014, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-20, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-7
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 May 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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Taking the Business Out of Work Product

University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-04
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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Work Product Doctrine, Corporate Law, Attorney-Client Privilege, Business Law, Corporate Attorney, Privilege

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Claim Funders and Commercial Claim Holders: A Common Interest or a Common Problem?

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 305, 2014, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-6
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 May 2014
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law
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The Unconscious Conscience of Digital Transformation: The Chief Compliance Officer

Compliance Elliance Journal (CEJ), Volume 9, Number 1, 2023
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Jun 2023
Michele Beardslee DeStefano, Konstantina Papathanasiou and Hendrik Schneider
University of Miami - School of Law, University of Liechtenstein and Independent
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compliance, digital transformation, law, legal marketplace, general counsel

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Legal Levers in a Virtual World: Teaming Online to Do Different Things Differently

IBA Law Firm Management Committee Publications 2020, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3617051
Posted: 30 Aug 2021
Michele Beardslee DeStefano
University of Miami - School of Law

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virtual work, online learning, collaboration, virtual teaming, online education