Christopher Sweet always makes sure he picks up the phone. As a career legal operations adviser and now director of consulting for legal group advisers Elevate, he wants to help law firms and law departments both understand and trust one another. “You can play that central role by being that trusted adviser, to be that phone-a-friend,” he said.

After a post-9/11 tour with the National Guard, Sweet began working at former employer GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals in a project management role, growing a skillset he later took into his work at both Reed Smith and JPMorgan Chase. In the current state of legal industry, where many attorneys stay in either in-house or law firm worlds exclusively, Sweet hopes he can channel both points of view to help reduce legal spend on both ends of the spectrum.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]