Reimagining Company Culture

Heidi Goldstein Shepherd, Chief Talent Officer and Assistant General Counsel for Employment at Goodwin - How Empathy and Well Being Initiatives Are Critical to the Attorney Experience

About This Episode

In this episode of Reimagining Company Culture, we’re chatting with Heidi Goldstein Shepherd, Chief Talent Officer and Assistant General Counsel for Employment at Goodwin. Ms. Shepherd is responsible for overseeing all professional development, diversity, equity + inclusion, leadership, recruiting, training, and human resources functions. She plays an integral role in managing the firm’s talent management activities.

About Our Guest

Heidi Goldstein Shepherd was named Chief Talent Officer for the firm in 2011 and the Assistant General Counsel for Employment in 2017. She was formerly a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment practice. Ms. Shepherd is responsible for overseeing all professional development, diversity, equity + inclusion, leadership, recruiting, training, and human resources functions. She plays an integral role in managing the firm’s talent management activities. Ms. Shepherd joined Goodwin as a lateral associate in 1999. Previously, she had worked as an associate at Ropes & Gray, following a clerkship at the U.S. District Court in Vermont. She was named to the partnership in 2006. Ms. Shepherd has extensive experience representing management and institutional clients in all aspects of the employment relationship and counseled clients on a wide range of employment-related issues that arise in day-to-day business activities.

About This Episode

In this episode of Reimagining Company Culture, we’re chatting with Heidi Goldstein Shepherd, Chief Talent Officer and Assistant General Counsel for Employment at Goodwin. Ms. Shepherd is responsible for overseeing all professional development, diversity, equity + inclusion, leadership, recruiting, training, and human resources functions. She plays an integral role in managing the firm’s talent management activities.

About The Guest

Heidi Goldstein Shepherd was named Chief Talent Officer for the firm in 2011 and the Assistant General Counsel for Employment in 2017. She was formerly a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment practice. Ms. Shepherd is responsible for overseeing all professional development, diversity, equity + inclusion, leadership, recruiting, training, and human resources functions. She plays an integral role in managing the firm’s talent management activities. Ms. Shepherd joined Goodwin as a lateral associate in 1999. Previously, she had worked as an associate at Ropes & Gray, following a clerkship at the U.S. District Court in Vermont. She was named to the partnership in 2006. Ms. Shepherd has extensive experience representing management and institutional clients in all aspects of the employment relationship and counseled clients on a wide range of employment-related issues that arise in day-to-day business activities.

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