Chairman Jon Harmon Featured in Corporate Counsel Business Journal

March 19, 2018

In an interview with Corporate Counsel Business Journal, McGuireWoods Chairman Jon Harmon mentioned lessons in leadership he learned as a military officer in Operation Desert Storm. He also discussed the fundamentals of providing excellent client service and fostering a culture of innovation to solve clients’ problems, and ways to advance diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

In the Q&A-style article, he talked about McGuireWoods’ plans to become a national powerhouse, and noted the firm’s and McGuireWoods Consulting’s recent expansion of capabilities to address emerging technologies, from unmanned drones to fintech applications.

“I believe a key to being a powerhouse firm is to go beyond the traditional legal counsel role to also be trusted business advisors who help clients prepare for emerging trends,” he said.

The article, titled “Motivating a Team to Teach Me,” is published in the March/April edition of the magazine.