Laura Frederick on understanding context through curiosity
In this episode of Lessons I Learned in Law Scott Brown speaks to Laura Frederick, Founder and CEO of How to Contract, a global leader in practical contract training for lawyers and professionals. She is also Managing Attorney at Laura Frederick Law, PLLC as well as a best-selling legal author and a LinkedIn influencer.
Laura shares some of the lessons she learned in law including:
· Make sure you always know the context, whenever you’re doing anything for your clients.
· No job is worth destroying your relationships or your mental health.
· Therapy is by far the best investment you can make to achieve career success and happiness.
Laura also fondly looks back on her time working as in-house counsel at Tesla. She reflects on how their very flat corporate structure worked to reduce bureaucracy and made it an enjoyable and efficient place to work.
Laura shares details of her book which offers valuable advice and tips for anyone who is having to draft a contact. The book is called How to Contract: Learn How to Draft and Negotiate from a Former Big Law and Tesla Commercial Contracts Lawyer.
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