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Litigation, Litigation Management, Risk & Claims Management, Energy & Utilities, Insurance Advisor, Relationship Manager, Transactional Matters, Trainer & Presenter

About Me

I am an entrepreneurial attorney with a rock-solid track record of providing superior service and quantifiable results in both the public and private sectors. Having begun my career as a solo practitioner, I am accustomed to handling an extraordinarily heavy and diverse caseload while simultaneously addressing competing priorities under extreme deadline pressure. Managing complex litigation is one of my strongest skill sets.

Another one of my strong suits is my ability to develop and monetize innovative strategies in complex areas of law, business, insurance coverage & protection, and financial analysis.

...In other words, my focus is on growing and protecting the company's money!

I am seeking an In-House Counsel position in the Cleveland/Akron/Canton area. Please note that I am already licensed and fully prepared to handle your company's legal affairs in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and I am eligible for speedy Corporate Counsel admission in Ohio.

My Skills

  • Complex Litigation Management
  • Claims Management
  • Insurance and Risk Management, Financial Protection and Maximizing Insurance Recovery
  • Regulatory Compliance and Controls
  • Corporate Diversity and Inclusion; Employee Engagement Initiatives and Training
  • Negotiation
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My Education

West Virginia University College of Law

Law

Doctorate

Attended Law School on Multiple Academic Scholarship Awards; Served as Justice (President) of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Opened a Private Law Practice Immediately Upon Graduation From Law School and Taught Business Law at Marshall University

Marshall University

Political Science

Bachelor's

Minors: Psychology, Sociology, Music and Spanish. Recipient of Multiple Academic Scholarships. Participated in Numerous Extracuricular Activities including Marching Band, Jazz Ensemble, and University Theatre. Member of Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honorary Society. Served as Drum Major/Field Commander of the School's 230 Member Marching Band for Three Seasons. Represented Marshall University Internationally as a Musical Ambassador, performing jazz music in Russia, Romania and Latvia.

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JAMES T. BOGGS

​BUSINESS-CENTRIC VERSATILE IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

 

My Core Interests Are:

 

Making Significant Quantifiable Contributions to the Team – No task is too big or too small.

Numbers, Dollars & Percentages - It is my mission to help the company increase its revenues, decrease its costs, drastically reduce spending on outside legal services, and to drastically improve the percentage of the company's positive outcomes.  In short, protecting the company's money is what I do best.

Handling a Heavy and Diverse Load – Public Affairs, Relationship Management, tracking trends and identifying weaknesses and trouble spots.  Assessing general liability, collections, insurance recovery, miscellaneous HR matters, contract negotiation, civil trials, hearings, mediations, arbitrations, and other adversarial proceedings in court and before administrative and regulatory agencies, project management, indemnification demands, protecting and preserving the company’s self-insured retention (S.I.R.), shielding excess insurance, and establishing proper reserves.  ...Protecting the company's money.

New Business Creation and Development – I have a very high degree of business acumen. In addition to being an attorney, I have been a business owner, have taught university courses in Business Law at Marshall University, have served on mission-critical corporate New Business Development project teams, and have presented a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course on "The Business Case For Diversity”   and the importance of diversity in business development. 

I take pride in the fact that I am viewed by my peers as a leader, connector, and networking maven; I continue to build my business skills.

Relationship Management, Creating, and Preserving Goodwill – Throughout my career, I have routinely been designated as the single point of contact and/or “out front” person to represent my employer in various community service organizations and events.  I am very well known for my ability to cement solid working relationships in both the public and private sectors.

Managing Complex Legal and Business Matters – To briefly illustrate my high volume/high output capability, I managed a staff of 12 DIRECT REPORTS in my role as “Senior Attorney and Manager – Major Claims” at Allegheny Energy.  IN ADDITION to my role as the Manager of the entire Corporate Claims "General Liability" function for Allegheny Energy's entire FIVE STATE service territory (Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia), I managed and oversaw the economical resolution of more than 10,000 claims filed by non-employee contractors alleging intentional harmful exposure to asbestos.  These cases were resolved for remarkably favorable amounts. Simultaneously, I managed the handling of other major “toxic tort” claims, including claims alleging exposure to deadly mercury vapor.

Managing General Liability, Insurance Recovery and Demands for Indemnification - I am accustomed to managing an extraordinarily heavy load. In my previous in-house counsel position, I managed all (100%) of major claims alleging non-employee personal injury (due to electrical contact, etc.), property damage, and/or wrongful death in the Company’s entire FIVE STATE service territory. Typical volume was approximately 500 new claims per month; Please note that these matters are totally separate, distinct, and in addition to the high volume of asbestos and other toxic tort cases referred to in the previous bullet point. 

Supervising Outside Counsel and Building Strong Internal and External Relationships - Substantial experience controlling costs and expenditures; Keen eye for identifying opportunities to reduce spending and reliance on outside legal services.  Worked directly in conjunction with outside counsel to keep costs down.

Instituting Process Improvement Initiatives and Driving Positive Change – I have led and/or served on multiple corporate Six Sigma root cause analysis and process improvement teams.  

Enterprise-Wide Strategic Development & Implementation – I have served on New Business Task Force initiatives and other mission-critical process teams which ultimately led to the creation of several non-core and non-regulated business units. 

Process Improvement, Root Cause Analysis, Re-Engineering, and Systems Integration - I led Allegheny Energy’s Legal Department’s Sarbanes-Oxley Implementation and Compliance Team and spearheaded efforts to introduce technology upgrades.  These efforts ultimately led to the complete overhaul/replacement of a Corporate Claims Department’s database. 

Communication, External Affairs, and Public Information – I am accustomed to being a primary point of contact between Senior Management and the external local, national and international legal counsel on a wide variety of litigated and insurance recovery matters.

C-Level & Board of Directors Guidance & Collaboration - I have served as liaison and single point of contact between Senior Management and outside legal counsel in wide variety of complex litigated matters and key corporate initiatives both in the United States and abroad. 

My Key Strengths Are:

Providing timely and accurate advice to Senior Management and Operations regarding complex matters with substantial monetary exposure and legal risk.

Unparalleled work ethic.  I have routinely received commendations and compliments for my work, even from the “C-Suite” for producing high quality results faster, more accurately, and more efficiently than had previously been customary and/or expected.   

Risk assessment, establishing case strategy, settlement, budgeting, discovery, case management,    risk avoidance activities, implementing litigation key initiatives, and benchmarking/tracking metrics.

Outstanding communication skills; Compelling and convincing presenter and trainer.

A bias for action and an eye for strategy; My philosophy:  Proactivity prevents escalation.

Integrating and managing strategic partnerships and relationships.

Building, developing, implementing, and monitoring winning strategies.

Building rapport, trust, and goodwill within internal and external legal and regulatory channels.

Producing timely and quantifiable results.

Evaluating and monitoring competitive landscapes.

Outstanding creative problem-solving skills; “Earthquake persuasiveness.”

Enthusiasm and energy, a positive mental attitude, diplomacy, and tact.

Project Management. Examples: Multiple Six Sigma Teams; Enterprise-wide Claims Management; Asbestos and Toxic Tort Litigation Management; Diversity Implementation Task Force; New Business Task Force; Sarbanes-Oxley Implementation Team; Employee Engagement Initiative, etc.   

Team-building, mentoring, and other “soft skills.”  These skills have been developed and honed through years and years of independent study and practice.   

Bringing a competitive yet cooperative and collaborative spirit to teams I lead.

Leading by example.

Tireless determination to exceed established goals.

Intellectual capacity, business intelligence, intensity, passion, and work ethic.

Emotional intelligence (“EQ”). 

Speed and dependability.

Motivators:

Providing value and accomplishing project work consistently beyond internal and external customers’ expectations.  Working to build partnerships, and mutual respect/appreciation. 

The belief that “nothing breeds success like success.”  

Providing subject matter expertise to expand client /employee understanding.

Mentoring and advising the company’s internal and external customers.

Coaching fellow employees and internal/external clients to strive for excellence.

Achieving and maintaining consistently positive results. My lifetime winning percentage in adversarial proceedings exceeds 90%.

Core Values:

Impeccable integrity.

Unquestionable honesty and ethics.

A penchant for continuous improvement.

Accountability for results and quality of service.

Controlling costs.

Team-building and valuing fellow employees’ diversity and opinions.

Recognizing employees’ unique talents, skills and abilities.

Coaching, acknowledging, and rewarding ability and diligence.

 

How YOUR Organization and its Internal and External Customers Will Benefit:

I have a laser focus on providing high quality, value-added services to internal and external customers 100 percent of the time.  My goal is to exceed expectations 100% of the time.

My mission is to provide more service and better service than the company has been accustomed to receiving.  I am a dedicated “extra-miler.”

Dynamic leadership; Flexible and willing to “re-invent” and “re-position” myself as needed in order to remain significantly ahead of the leadership curve in the competitive landscape.

Dedicated to achieving and keeping the winning edge in all aspects.

Appreciative of aptitude; I place a high value on integrity in business practices.

Collaborative intelligence-minded.  Dedicated team player.

I strive to motivate fellow employees.

I have more than than 15 years of highly successful experience as in-house corporate counsel.

I am already licensed and prepared to handle the Company’s legal affairs in WV and PA and eligible for speedy In-House Counsel admission in Ohio.

 

Forward-Looking Vision and Values Statement:

My business interests are to make ever-increasing contributions to an organization that values enduring superior performance, accountability, and integrity.  This organization fills that requirement.

I am motivated by a desire to play a direct role in continuous improvement of the organization and the internal/external customers that I serve. I bring a very high level of energy to the table, and I have the ability, the intellectual resources, and quantifiable analytical skills that allow me to “see and think around corners” to solve problems creatively and collaboratively; My leadership skills and charisma spotlight me as a catalyst for my fellow employees’ full engagement.

You can rest assured that by the time you call me in for a face to face interview, I will have THOROUGHLY researched the organization and will have determined in advance how I can best deploy my skill sets in a fashion that will assure winning outcomes.  

I am eager to help this organization quickly identify and seize opportunities to minimize, resolve, litigate, or otherwise eliminate certain legal risks in highly cost-effective ways so as to further protect your Company's reputation and its competitive advantages.

It would be a tremendous honor to serve as a high-performing member of your team. You can count on me to deliver extraordinary value from day one and for years and years to come.                                                                                                                                                    

James T. Boggs

412-558-6671

JamesTBoggs@comcast.net

http://www.LinkedIn.com/in/JamesTBoggs

 

 

Experience

  • 2015 - Current
    Experienced litigation counsel with prior in-house corporate counsel and management experience. Brings to bear highly-effective business development and relationship management skills impacting the growth and success of very well-respected law firm.
    Miller Law Offices, PLLC
  • 2007 - 2015
    Attorney, FINRA Registered Rep (Series 6, 63), Insurance Producer, Financial Advisor, and Financial Protection Specialist. Created rock solid legal and customized financial protection strategies and solutions. Seven year client retention rate: 100%.
    Luttner Financial Group, LTD
  • 1990 - 2007
    Managed an extraordinarily heavy caseload of litigated and non-litigated matters and complex issues in 5 states involving major institutional exposure to legal risk. Project Manager of multiple major corporate initiatives. Managed 12 direct reports.
    Allegheny Energy

My Success Stories

"Rock Solid Financial Protection"

Based upon friendship, trust, and professional respect, I obtained a meeting with a former co-worker, “John Doe,” who had moved on from being an electrical engineer at to become one of four Principals in a non-regulated energy trading business; “John Doe's” salary quickly expanded many times over, but his financial profile was still subject to market risk, investment risk, volatility, etc. ACTION - Although “John Doe” already had long-time relationships with financial advisors with national firms and estate planning attorneys and legal advisors with well-known local firms, based upon his trust in my abilities as an attorney and as a trusted advisor, and also based on our friendship and my professional reputation, he not only “let me in,” he followed my recommendations and switched advisors to the team I assembled. RESULT – I was solely responsible for bringing “John Doe” to the table, and I helped design a plan that created substantially more wealth for him and his family, locked in better protection of that wealth, reduced his exposure to market conditions and volatility, substantially reduced risk, built in to his financial plan certain guarantees that he previously did not have, created a virtually bullet-proof estate plan, designed a plan for his long-term care, and put him in a position to leave a very substantial legacy to his family without reducing his ability to fully enjoy his wealth in retirement. “John Doe” became a raving fan and he recommended me to the other three principals at his firm, one of whom also became a highly satisfied client. Value added to “John Doe” was approximately $10 million.

"K.A., K.T. and K.A."

[Negotiation and Relationship Management Skills] Three adult siblings who had barely spoken to each other over a period of several years sought counsel with regard to an oil and gas lease that they felt severely limited their rights and which failed to deliver upon promises contained therein. Other oil and gas companies had begun to approach “K.A, K.T., and K.A.,” promising better deals. Upon my review, it was apparent that the deals being offered by the “replacement companies” were only slightly better than the deal “K.A, K.T., and K.A.” already had, and the “new deals” still failed to protect them in the event of litigation. The “replacement companies” attempted to convince “K.A, K.T., and K.A.” that going through a lawyer would only take money out of their own pockets. What the companies failed to explain to “K.A, K.T., and K.A.” was the fact that their “deals” would require the siblings to relinquish all of their oil, gas and other mineral rights (Marcellus level and otherwise) all the way to the center of the earth for a period of not less than 5 years, with an option for the company(ies) to have the right of first refusal to automatically renew for an additional five year term without any increase in lease payment and/or royalty payment to “K.A, K.T., and K.A.” ACTION - Located an oil and gas company that doubled the “going rate” for oil and gas leases and royalties in the region where “K.A, K.T., and K.A.” own acreage ($3,000 per net mineral acre as opposed to $1500 per net mineral acre). More importantly, structured the new leases in such a way as to give the oil and gas company extraction rights for Marcellus level gas only, thereby permitting “K.A, K.T., and K.A.” to sign additional leases for other shale gas formations should they so desire; Also built in “litigation protection” into the arrangement, whereby the firm would defend them if the previous lease holder would file suit against them for alleged breach of the prior contract. RESULT - “K.A, K.T., and K.A.” have signed new leases and are very happy with the lease payments and royalty payments that they will receive. Even after legal fees, the siblings will recognize a substantially higher financial recovery, will have built-in litigation protection from the firm, and will retain the right and the flexibility to enter into additional leases for non-Marcellus formations. In essence, they have multiplied their recoveries many times over. Considering that they own a combined 150 acres (times $3,500 per net mineral acre), even after legal fees, they are now in a position to recognize HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of dollars in added value during the lease term without giving up their rights to lease other layers and strata. The siblings have stated that they will direct their friends and neighbors to contact the firm. Better yet, they have vowed to renew their sibling relationship. My "lawyer as family counselor" role came into play here.

"FBI"

THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) – When the FBI moved its global Fingerprint Identification Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia, it shopped for an electric service provider for a massive electrical load [semi-classified]. The FBI considered electric utility companies as well as gas companies who offered to provide the FBI dedicated on-site electrical generation capacity by building gas turbines. It was common knowledge that the FBI favored installing gas turbine. Meanwhile, a competing electric service provider filed multiple formal complaints with the West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC) in an effort to steer the FBI’s decision away from my corporate electric utility client. ACTION - As first chair and sole litigation counsel for my corporate utility client, I prepared numerous marketing representatives, business executives, electrical engineers, management personnel, and field services employees for very contentious legal proceedings which lasted for over two years. Even after the FBI had made its decision to go with my client, the competing electric company filed two appeal petitions with the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state. RESULT – My client prevailed at the PSC level. The WV Supreme Court of Appeals in turn affirmed the PSC’s decision. ZERO dollars spent in outside counsel fees in this several-years-long highly contentious litigation.

"Asbestos"

ASBESTOS LITIGATION – Early in my career with my electric utility company client, a handful of claims were filed against the company by non-employee contractors alleging that the company had negligently and/or intentionally exposed them to asbestos while they performed boilermaker and related services at the company's electric power generation stations. Initially, I handled these lawsuits myself. However, after the number of plaintiffs grew from about 10 to more than 20, the decision was made to employ outside counsel. The number of plaintiffs ultimately grew to over 11,000. I continued to work closely and in conjunction with outslde counsel and served as the liaison between outside counsel, the Senior Management team, the Risk Management , and excess insurers. ACTION - My very active hands-on role in teaming up with outside counsel helped keep the company’s costs down. RESULT – As of the date of my departure from the company, the company’s inventory of remaining asbestos cases had been reduced from over 11,000 to approximately 800. Better yet, we resolved these cases on terms that were greatly more favorable than the terms achieved by similarly situated companies named as co-defendants in the litigation. My direct participation in conjunction with outside counsel kept the company’s legal costs and expenses down as well.

"Racketeer-Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO) Case - $2M Recovery"

CONTRACTOR OVERBILLING SCHEME WITH A COMPANY’S EMPLOYEE’S HELP – A very well-liked company employee/Project Supervisor aided three major construction contractors in padding invoices for major corporate building projects, knowing that his direct supervisor wasn’t paying attention. Over time, the employee's lifestyle choices, housing, vehicles, and attire changed very dramatically. Enjoying the very substantial spoils of the "kickback" scheme, the employee started making greater and greater demands upon the contractors whom he had given favorable treatment. ACTION - Working very closely with the company’s own highly skilled investigators and security team, which in part consisted of former Pennsylvania State Police investigators, the ruse was exposed. A Racketeer-Influenced Corrupt Organizations (RICO) case was filed in Federal Court against the employee and certain of the contractors. The contractors ultimately settled, and the company employee had no real option but to plead guilty in Federal Court. He served a lengthy prison term. My work directly in conjunction with outside counsel allowed the company to recover more than $2 million from the contractors and helped control the company's costs expended in the litigation.

"The Oprah Winfrey Show"

THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW – Early in my career in my own private practice, I was appointed to represent a lady who was incarcerated for failing/refusing to require her 15 year old daughter to attend school. This case was one of the very first “school cases” in the United States wherein a parent was actually JAILED for such an offense, not just THREATENED with jail. ACTION – At the preliminary hearing, I made the factual argument that my client’s daughter was within 2 weeks of her 16th birthday, and that while it was true that she had missed nearly half of the school year without punishment from her mother, she had already made up her mind to quit school on her birthday, so incarceration of her mother was neither an effective nor useful deterrent. RESULT – I obtained immediate release from jail for my client and she paid no fines. The case was widely reported on local and regional news. Soon thereafter, I received a phone call from the upstart “Oprah Winfrey Show” asking if my client and I would be interested in appearing on the show for a segment dealing with "offenses committed by children for which the parents pay the price." My client respectfully declined; She accepted being released from jail as enough of a resolution. Although we didn't make an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show, I received quite a bit of free advertising and notoriety.

"Insurance Recovery Project"

INSURANCE RECOVERY PROJECT – As a result of the aforesaid asbestos litigation, my corporate electric utility client pursued recovery of its settlement amounts from its historic insurers. ACTION – The company hired a well-known national law firm that specializes in INTERNATIONAL insurance recovery. I worked directly with that firm’s lawyers to obtain recovery of sums paid out by our client. I also traveled to London, England for a contentious battle with “the London Syndicate.” RESULT – As of the date of my departure from the company in 2007, the company had actually obtained in excess of $20 million… more money in settlement proceeds than it had actually paid out in the underlying asbestos litigation. Some of the insurers were “in runoff” and wanted to clear their books. My direct participation kept the company’s legal costs and expenses down. It is important to note that the company's General Counsel somewhat jokingly referred to this highly successful project as being “One of the company’s biggest profit centers.”

"New Business Task Force"

NEW BUSINESS TASK FORCE [Example of Team Leadership, Workforce Development and Prioritizing Competing Priorities] – In an era of growing competition and in the pre-ENRON “brave new world” of deregulation of the electric industry, my electric utility company client's Senior Management team made the monumental decision to explore business opportunities outside of the company’s core electric utility business. I was selected by the parent company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer as one of only FOUR employees company-wide (out of about 5,000) employees to service on a team charged with brainstorming and conducting extensive and confidential business logistics analysis and business research to potentially create non-core non-regulated business units. ACTION – Although my chief responsibilities as Senior Attorney were neither reduced nor reassigned, I successfully compartmentalized and prioritized multiple tasks, reporting relationships, confidential business information (information that could not even share with my boss), court deadlines, hearing dates, and other workload responsibilities in order to help the team bring several key workforce development initiatives and business projects to fruition. RESULT – Several non-regulated, non-core businesses were created, including a non-regulated electric generation unit, a telecom subsidiary, and numerous other energy-related services.

"SAGO"

SAGO Mine Disaster – In 2006, a West Virginia Coal mine exploded, trapping and ultimately killing 13 coal miners. The sole survivor is severely debilitated. The mine operator implicated my electric utility client rather than its own equipment as the source of an “electrical accident.” There was a massive federal investigation. ACTION – I personally coordinated a team of electrical engineers, utility linemen, business unit leaders and managers, and field services personnel to investigate the situation and I guided and oversaw their cooperation with federal authorities and officials. I personally coordinated the release of business records to fortify the company’s position. RESULT – The company was totally absolved. ZERO dollars were spent in outside legal services.

"Shockingly Low Settlement Amount"

WRONGFUL DEATH CASE [Example of Negotiation Skills] – My electric utility client was sued for an alleged violation of the National Electric Safety Code when a roofer showed up to a job site and came into contact with an energized power line that allegedly “out of code” and "too close to the building" the roofer was working on. There were no eyewitnesses to the accident, but there were indeed electrical burns on the roofer’s body when he was found on the ground. Please note that electrical contact cases are usually “open & shut cases” on the issue of liability. ...They're considered "unwinnable" from the company's point perspective. The decedent’s significant other's legal counsel was a member of a well-known and highly respected firm that specializes in handling such cases. ACTION – My research of varying sections of applicable but in many respects competing safety codes as well as information gleaned from my investigation and my interviews with company’s linemen created some doubt with regard to liability and timing. I leveraged my ability to handle the case on my own completely in-house with a stable full of in-house experts. That sent a subtle message to Plaintiff's counsel that the company was not too worried about expending exorbitant sums on legal fees. NOTE: Since this was a death case, the company made the decision internally to hire a firm that had expertise in handling electrocution death cases, just in case. The firm would stay in the background until called upon to make a formal appearance. RESULT – Before the company's outside firm made its formal appearance in the case, I was able to resolve the case on my own for a mere $60,000, totally eliminating the risk of loss at trial, and eliminating the costs associated with litigation. The costs alone would have likely have been greatly in excess of $100,000, irrespective of any potential jury award. I settled the case on behalf of the company with no admission of liability. The company’s “on deck” outside counsel was surprised, and probably a little bit disappointed. There was no fee for the firm.

"FIRE!"

HOUSE FIRE TRIAL [Litigation/Trial Skills] – It was alleged that faulty equipment and negligence on the part of my electric utility client led to the total destruction of a doctor’s country estate... his second home. Plaintiff’s expert was a highly esteemed professor of electrical engineering from the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University. I selected as company's expert a gentleman from northeastern Ohio who had no advanced engineering degrees, but decades of hands-on experience as an electrician and as a fire investigator. Including punitive damages, the plaintiff sought $1 million. The trial by jury lasted an entire week. ACTION – I used the strategy of using the plaintiff’s OWN exhibits and his experts’ OWN blanket statements against him. I also used the “science versus common sense times distance” (S v. CS x D) equation… my own common sense equation. The plaintiff and his experts failed to convince the jury of fault on the part of my electric utility client. The company's use of a simple electron microscope and enlarged copies of the plaintiff's own photos won the day. RESULT – The jury found in favor of my client and the case was dismissed. NOTE: Another corporate utility client co-defendant had already bought its way out of the case (settled). My client paid ZERO dollars in outside counsel fees. A few days after the week-long jury trial, my boss informed me that he had received a phone call from the Circuit Clerk of the County where the trial had taken place; The Circuit Clerk reported to my boss, whom he had never met, that my trial presentation skills were the best that he had observed in any of the dozens of jury trials that he had watched in that county through the years.

"Employee Engagement - Legal Department and Claims Department"

Led Six Sigma project teams and initiatives designed to transform the company into a High Performance Organization (HPO); Spearheaded a dramatic positive shift in Legal and Claims Department employees’ perceptions of their value to the organization; Commended by Allegheny’s Chairman & CEO for driving the highest and fastest rate of employee engagement Company-wide.

"Diversity"

Served as one the original members of Allegheny Energy's "Diversity Implementation Task Force." Allegheny had approximately 5,000 employees at the time. Subsequently made a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentation at the Annual Meeting of The West Virginia State Bar. Topic: "Diversity In Corporate America - The Business Case."

My Resume