Cockpit Counsel

About The webinar series

Climb into the cockpit with pilot and LinkSquares Chief Legal Officer Tim Parilla, as he invites legal leaders aboard to share advice that will help you navigate even the most turbulent times of in-house counsel work.

Fasten your seatbelt and prepare for takeoff. We’ll cover a range of topics from data privacy, to legal team structure, to public company transactions, and beyond. You don’t want to miss this series.

Tim Parilla Cockpit Counsel

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Relationship Building With the Board
Watch this video for advice on relationship building with the board as a legal leader.
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Intentional Integrity with Rob Chesnut from Airbnb
This episode of Cockpit Counsel is all about the importance of integrity in the workplace and how legal can effectively promote a culture of integrity.
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Finding Balance and Success In-House with Mannat Sharma
Check out this episode to meet Mannat Sharma. From valuable frameworks for a career transition to insightful guidance on setting boundaries, you don’t want to miss this conversation.
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When Is It Time for a Legal Ops Hire?
Watch this video for Tim's Take on when it is time to bring on a legal ops hire.
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Flying Solo: Strategies for Success as a One-Person Legal Team with HotelPlanner.com
What does it take to fly solo? Learn from someone who is doing it effectively. Watch now to hear from the CLO at HotelPlanner.com and a one-woman legal team that is moving the business forward.
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How to Negotiate Limitation of Liability
Tim shares his thoughts on how to negotiate limitation of liability clauses concerning data breaches, especially when the other party demands unlimited liability for any data breach.
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2024 Predictions
Learn CLO Tim Parilla’s predictions for the year ahead, tailored specifically for in-house legal professionals. Watch this video to get ahead of the game!
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Unlock Legal Operations Excellence with Marie Widmer
Join us on our latest episode as we dive into the complex world of legal ops, the importance of diversity, and conquering new career challenges.
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Elevating Business Operations with Oscar Munoz from United Airlines
In this episode, we’ll be discussing what a CEO truly needs from the legal team leadership and career path advice for in-house professionals.
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How to Build the Best Relationship with Sales
Check out this video to hear CLO Tim Parilla’s insights on how the legal team can forge a rock-solid bond with sales.
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Advancing ESG Initiatives with G2 Venture Partners
Get ready to dive into how the legal function can contribute to the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals of the company, and share valuable knowledge on how to align legal strategies with sustainable business practices.
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What You Didn't Learn In Law School With Krista Russell
In our latest episode, we discuss the significance of what we didn’t learn in law school and why they are essential to success in-house.
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Tim's Take: How To Support Your CEO as a Legal Leader
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How To Support Your CEO as a Legal Leader
Watch this video to get CLO Tim Parilla’s take on what a CEO is looking for from a legal leader, how to set yourself apart, and more.
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CLM Simplified with InnoLaw Group
In this episode, we discuss everything from cultivating a legal operations mindset to insights on driving process change within your team.
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Cockpit Counsel: Legal Tech Talk with Andrew Moffett from Wayfair
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Legal Tech Talk with Andrew Moffett from Wayfair
Join our latest episode with Wayfair to discover how legal tech can help legal teams bring the right data to the table.
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Cockpit Counsel: Creating Scalable Processes with Legal Project Management
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Creating Scalable Processes with Legal Project Management
Watch this video to get CLO Tim Parilla’s take on how to create scalable processes with legal project management.
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Cockpit Counsel: Running an Effective Legal Team with 3STEP Sports
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Running an Effective Legal Team with 3STEP Sports
In our latest episode, 3Step Sports shares their in-house experiences and what it takes to effectively operate a top-notch legal team.
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Cockpit Counsel: Contracts and Crypto with Dave Balter, Flipside Crypto
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Contracts and Crypto with Dave Balter, Flipside Crypto
The crypto industry operates with different principles related to contract requirements. This episode with Dave Balter, CEO at Flipside Crypto, will discuss all things contracts and cryptocurrency.
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Cockpit Counsel: Thriving on a Fast-Paced Legal Team with Brittany Wayne
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Thriving on a Fast-Paced Legal Team with Brittany Wayne
For those of you working for fast-paced companies, it’s time to kick it into high gear. In this episode, you’ll learn tips for thriving in a fast-paced environment.
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Cockpit Counsel: Building Your GC Brand with Andy Dale and Danielle Sheer
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Building Your GC Brand with Andy Dale and Danielle Sheer
Building your brand won’t happen by accident. Watch this episode of Cockpit Counsel to learn how to build your brand as a GC.
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Cockpit Counsel: Growing A Legal Team with Jonathan Greenblatt
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Growing A Legal Team with Jonathan Greenblatt
Jonathan Greenblatt is the second member of the LinkSquares legal team. Tune in to hear his story and learn about growing a legal function from one to many.
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Cockpit Counsel: Data Privacy with Andy Dale, Alyce
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Data Privacy with Andy Dale, Alyce
Watch this episode of Cockpit Counsel to get to know Andy Dale, GC and Chief Privacy Officer at Alyce, hear his advice for in-house legal teams, and learn about data privacy.
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Cockpit Counsel: Beyond the Buzzword of AI with Rob May
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Beyond the Buzzword of AI with Rob May
Legal teams need to use modern tech but don’t know where to start with AI. Watch this episode to learn from Rob May, an expert in the space.
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Cockpit Counsel: Keep Calm and Lawyer On: Wellness Strategies for Legal Pros
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Keep Calm and Lawyer On: Wellness Strategies for Legal Pros
When stress levels are high and burnout is looming, you need the skills to help yourself and your legal team. Learn tactics for supporting and strengthening your team’s mental health in this episode of Cockpit Counsel.
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Cockpit Counsel: Legal Career Lessons with Ari Buchler
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Legal Career Advice with Ari Buchler
Are you looking for sound (and inspiring) career advice? In this episode of Cockpit Counsel, Ari Buchler, will share the pivotal lessons learned in his career - including an impressive succession of GC roles.
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Tim's Take: What Legal Needs to Know About the Mergers and Acquisitions Market
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What Legal Needs to Know About the Mergers and Acquisitions Market
Watch this video to get CLO Tim Parilla’s take on the M&A market, what legal teams need to know, and where technology comes into play.
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Cockpit Counsel: Public Company Transactions with Danielle Sheer
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Public Company Transactions with Danielle Sheer
In this episode of Cockpit Counsel, Tim Parilla is joined by Danielle Sheer to discuss her experiences with public company transactions.
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Cockpit Counsel: Taking Your Business to New Heights with Legal Ops
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Taking Your Business to New Heights with Legal Ops
Legal operations is a relatively new field - learn how highly efficient teams change the legal ops game at their organizations.
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Cockpit Counsel: How to Raise a Successful Round with Nir Dagan
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How to Raise a Successful Round with Nir Dagan
In this episode of Cockpit Counsel, discover what goes into a successful fundraise from Nir Dagan, General Counsel at Wiz.
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Cockpit Counsel: Getting Legal and Sales on the Same Page with Caroline McCarthy
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Getting Legal and Sales on the Same Page with Caroline McCarthy
Tim Parilla sits down with Caroline McCarthy, LinkSquares Director of Sales, to discuss the importance of sales and legal relationship.
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Cockpit Counsel: Building a World-Class Legal Team
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Building a World-Class Legal Team
This episode of Cockpit Counsel features Andrew Ting, CLO and Corporate Secretary at Panorama Education - all about building a legal team.
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Cockpit Counsel: The Life of a Technical Solutions Attorney with Sam Nickerson
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The Life of a Technical Solutions Attorney with Sam Nickerson
In-house career opportunities extend beyond the legal team. On this episode of Cockpit Counsel, Sam Nickerson joins Tim Parilla to talk about how she broke into an alternative legal career by joining LinkSquares as a Technical Solutions Attorney.
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Cockpit Counsel: Legal AI with Eliana Lee
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AI for Legal with Legal Engineer Eliana Lee
Learn what goes into developing AI for legal teams on this episode of Cockpit Counsel featuring Eliana Lee, Legal Engineer and AI enthusiast at LinkSquares.
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Cockpit Counsel: Mastering Contract Negotiations with Laura Frederick
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Mastering Contract Negotiations with Laura Frederick
Discover effective contracting tips from expert Laura Frederick, founder of How to Contract, on this episode of Cockpit Counsel.
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Cockpit Counsel: The Ultimate Co-Pilot: Investor Relationships with Brady Broadbent
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The Ultimate Co-Pilot: Investor Relationships with Brady Broadbent
When your company is fundraising, the legal team is going through an extended interview with potential investors. It’s an interesting dynamic – and what better way to explore it than a conversation between a CLO and an investor that have closed a round together?
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Cockpit Counsel: Unconventional Legal Career Paths with Erin Dunn
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Unconventional Legal Career Paths with Erin Dunn
On this episode of Cockpit Counsel, Tim Parilla, Chief Legal Officer at LinkSquares, sits down with Erin Dunn, Adviser to In-House Legal Teams, to talk about career pivots and the skills you need to succeed working in-house.
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Cockpit Counsel: Get Compliant with Danielle Maglente
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Get Compliant with Danielle Maglente
Ensuring compliance is no small feat, especially on a lean team. In this episode of Cockpit Counsel, Tim Parilla is joined by Danielle Maglente, General Counsel at Plum Voice, to discuss her compliance career.
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Cockpit Counsel: Behind the Scenes of a Successful Deal Desk
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Behind the Scenes of a Successful Deal Desk
In our latest episode, we discuss how the deal desk operates as your business grows, and opportunities that come with leading non-legal teams.
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Business Skills for Legal Professionals to Develop
Watch this video to get CLO Tim Parilla’s take on the business skills that in-house legal professionals should develop.
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Cockpit Counsel: Prepare for AI-powered Takeoff with Jasper
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Prepare for AI-powered Takeoff with Jasper
In this extended episode of Cockpit Counsel, Tim Parilla sits down with Meghan Keaney Anderson, the Head of Marketing at Jasper.ai.
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Cockpit Counsel: Playing the In-House Game with Ellen Zavian
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Playing the In-House Game with Ellen Zavian
Learn how to build trust through listening and answering questions in our latest episode of Cockpit Counsel with Ellen Zavian!
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Managing Titles on a Legal Team
Watch this video to get CLO Tim Parilla’s take on how to manage titles on a legal team. 
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Cockpit Counsel: Navigating Turbulence as a Startup Legal Pro
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Navigating Turbulence as a Startup Legal Pro
In our latest episode, learn how to be a successful in-house legal leader and run a company through a time of rapid growth.
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Making the Business Case for CLM
Watch this video to get CLO Tim Parilla’s take on how to sell internal stakeholders on CLM. 
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How legal and finance teams work together
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How Legal & Finance Teams Can Soar Higher Together with Eric Dutcher
The partnership between legal & finance teams is crucial during economic uncertainty. See how they can collaborate to find success.
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How to Build Trust in a Remote Environment
Watch this video to get CLO Tim Parilla’s take on how to build trusting relationships in a remote environment. 
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How to Adopt a Strategic Mindset
Watch this video to get CLO Tim Parilla’s take on how to adopt a strategic mindset in-house. 
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How to Work With Outside Counsel
Watch this video to get CLO Tim Parilla’s take on how to work with outside counsel effectively. 
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How to Tackle Your First 90 Days as a New GC
Check out this video to get CLO Tim Parilla’s take on how to successfully tackle your first 90 days as a new GC. 
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About The Host

Tim Parilla

As Chief Legal Officer, Tim oversees LinkSquares’ legal posture and acts as a strategic advisor to the company’s management and corporate counsel customer base.

He previously spent seven years as General Counsel for DraftKings, where he scaled the legal function and managed the company’s legal posture throughout numerous financing and fundraising rounds, litigation, and regulatory actions, at both the state and federal level, including the high profile legal challenges the company faced in 2015 alongside the explosion in popularity of daily fantasy sports and strategic acquisitions. Prior to DraftKings, Tim was General Counsel for Everest Gaming, a European-based online poker and casino operator, and was also a founder of a company in the cryptocurrency space.

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