Mar 26, 2018

Blackstone Chief Legal Officer John Finley Featured in Harvard Law Roundtable on Careers at the Intersection of Finance and Law

Blackstone’s Chief Legal Officer John Finley recently spoke to Harvard Law students during a roundtable discussion on careers at the intersection of finance and law. In the discussion, Finley spoke about his career path and recent trends he sees in the industry – including the changing role of outside counsel and how that is impacting the responsibilities of in-house legal teams.

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Read more in a Harvard Law Today article on the event: Crossing over from a legal to a financial career

Before joining Blackstone in 2010, Finley was a partner at the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, where he headed the global mergers and acquisitions group.

The event was hosted by the Harvard Association for Law & Business, and also featured Kevin Buehler, a senior partner at McKinsey, Stacy Selig, a partner at Goldman Sachs, and Harvard Law School Professor David Wilkins.