A pilot program for 2024, providing custom 1 on 1 support to a small group of Litigation Partners seeking to develop new business.
Adelma Hand is an ICF PCC certified coach with 10 years of experience and an MBA from Yale. She has also served in strategy, consulting and product development roles in consumer and tech from Fortune 200 to start-ups.
Her passion is helping smart, driven people build careers and lives that work for them.
Adelma has worked privately with a number of Gibson Dunn partners and associates to build businesses since 2016. This experience has given her a good understanding of the firm, including the free market system, the players and practice groups in Litigation, the available resources, the Schedule A process and the local office dynamics.
Her clients have developed business and niches that leverage their strengths, casework and relationships. Additionally, they often develop greater levels of energy and effectiveness.
Coaching is a customized, strengths-based approach, carving out the time to ask the questions that open up new perspectives and ways of operating, then practice new behaviors until they become habits. (Carrot, not stick.)
Adelma offers a unique combination of a strategic and commercial mindset plus high emotional intelligence that meet clients where they are, leverages their assets and works within their life context.
Set up an exploratory chat (45 minutes) to explore what coaching could mean for you. For this session, bring your goals, what’s getting in the way and where you would like help.
Work with the coach to create 1-3 goals that are motivating to you around business development and reasonable in the 3 to 6 month time frame. It is best practice to share your goals with the Sponsor for feedback, alignment and support
Duration: 3 to 6 months
12 x 1 hour sessions, either weekly or bi monthly + 3 hours of business development work per week
All sessions are confidential.
Please email Kelly Mackinnon as soon as possible. The pilot program is being offered to a small group of interested Partners so we cannot guarantee a seat in this program.
If you have any questions, please reach out to Kelly Mackinnon.