Career Pivots and Adopting a Business Mindset

Cockpit Counsel

Career Pivots and Adopting a Business Mindset with Ross Greenman 

Ross Greenman has navigated a diverse career journey, from serving as a prosecutor in the DA's office to working in-house in the hospitality industry. He's got a captivating career story to tell, packed with lessons learned along the way. 

Ross offers advice on contemplating career shifts, the importance of collaborating across teams, and share thoughts on work-life balance in-house.

Key takeaways 

  • Insights on balancing legal and business perspectives
  • Thoughts on earning trust from coworkers 
  • Considerations for anyone looking to transition in-house 
  • And more!

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  • 05:27: Early Career and Transition to Hospitality
  • 17:21: Taking a Risk and Making a Leap 
  • 21:02: Networking and Meeting Industry Executives
  • 24:26: Importance of Legal Work Product Forms
  • 31:47: Balancing Business and Legal Perspectives
  • 37:46: Building a Legal Team at KSL
  • 40:45: Leveraging Outside Legal Resources
  • 41:34: Prioritizing Work as a Lean Legal Team
  • 44:43: Rapid Fire Questions: Working In-House and Career Transitions


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Tim ParillaChief Legal Officer, LinkSquares
Ross Greenman Vice President / General Counsel, KSL Resorts