John GilmoreManaging Partner
John Gilmore is a Managing Partner at BarkerGilmore. With almost three decades of experience in executive recruiting, he has managed the successful placement of General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officers for Fortune-500 and emerging growth companies.
John’s searches are guided by his commitment to succession planning. He helps his clients build the strongest and most productive legal departments by taking into consideration a company’s current circumstances as well as its future needs.
His unparalleled track record in executive search and assessment led him to develop the CustomFit℠ process, which is employed in every BarkerGilmore search. This innovative tool provides a powerful recruiting solution, and has resulted in candidate placement and retention rates well above industry average.
John holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University at Buffalo. He is considered an authority on succession planning, and on compensation and employment trends for legal and compliance. He is often quoted in the press and his insights have appeared in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Corporate Board Member Magazine.
Discussion will include:
- What is the meaning of World Class Law Department?
- How do the CEO and Board evaluate and measure the performance of the General Counsel?
- What does the expanded role of the GC look like?
- How does the GC build a brand for the law department and what this means both internally and externally?