Speaking and Facilitations

Stewart Hirsch has spoken and facilitated interactive workshops at numerous international, national and regional industry and association conferences. A partial list is below.

To have Stewart present to your organization or facilitate a workshop or retreat, call 781-784-5280 or email s.hirsch@strategicrelationships.com.


Selected Upcoming and Previous Speaking Engagements:

  • “Network Like a Trusted Advisor:  Take the Work (and Stress) Out of It”, webinar (scroll to “Past Webinars”), with Andrea Howe, January 2019
  • “Career Paths for Dealmakers:  A Ladder or a Jungle Gym,” co-presenter, Licensing Executives Society, October 2018
  • “Gender Differences, Implicit Gender Bias and Business Development:  What the Marketing Professional Can DO,” co-presenter, LMA Southwest Region Conference, October 2018
  • “Implicit Bias,” discussion leader, Boston Women’s Influence Network, July, 2018
  • “Executive Presence,” co-presenter, Georgia Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel, November 2017
  • “Demystifying Executive Coaching,” Panel Participant and Coach, Minority In-House Counsel Association Conference, October 2017
  • Women in the House, Table Leader on Informal Leadership, Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Conference, October 2017
  • Project 20/35, “Developing a Team With Diverse Personalities,” designed role play exercises, and breakout group leader, New York, and Boston Regional Conferences, June 2017
  • “100 Day Plan: A Requirement When New in a Leadership Role,”  Panel Moderator, Ascent Workshop, May 2017
  • “Building Relationships with Business Executives,” Breakout Group Leader, Ascent Workshop, May 2017
  • “Five Guiding Principles,” Executive Leadership Panel Moderator, Ascent Conference , May, 2017
  • “Unconscious Gender Bias:  What Can You DO?”, Webinar Panelist with Caroline Turner (author of Difference Works) for The Federal Circuit Bar Association, September 2016
  • “Shattering the Unseen: Strategies for Counteracting Unconscious Bias,” Panelist for National Association of Women Lawyers Annual Meeting, July 2016
  • “Interpersonal Savvy,” Moderator for Women’s In-House Counsel Leadership Institute Webinar panel, June 2016
  • “Building Your Professional Network” and “Professional Development,” Moderator and Panelist for Women’s Executive Network, Advanced Medical Technologies Association, June, 2016
  • “Strategies to Create Development Opportunities” and “Talent Management for your Team,” Breakout Leader for Chief Legal Executive LLC, Ascent Workshop, May, 2016
  • “Managing Transition After Departure,” Panelist for Women’s In-House Counsel Leadership Institute, Project 20/35, April 2016
  • “Gender and Leadership.  Exercising Your Masculine and Feminine Strengths as a Leader,”  Facilitator for New England Corporate Counsel Association, March 2016.
  • “Strategic Thinking for GCs,” Facilitator for New England Corporate Counsel Association, November 2015
  • “Pitching to Diverse Clients,” Facilitator for American Intellectual Property Law Association discussion, November 2015
  • “Using Your Networks to Become a Self-Aware Leader,”  Women Influence & Power in Law Conference, with Sloane Perras, General Counsel, The Krystal Company, Washington, DC, October 2015
  • “Professional Development and Coaching for Women Leaders,” Panelist with Mercedes Meyer, Judith Meritz and Michelle Axelrod, ACI’s Annual Conference – Women Leaders in Life Sciences Law, July 2015
  • “Project 5/165 Executive Development Workshop,” Panelist, Breakout Executive Role Player, and curriculum development, June, 2015
  • “Practice Development Skills,” Boston Bar Association, Group Mentoring Program presentation, June 2015
  • “Decrease Unconscious Gender Bias,” with Caroline Turner, Association of Legal Administrators Annual Conference, May 18, 2015
  • “Being a Trusted Advisor,” Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel, Jacksonville, FL  January, 2015
  • “Building a Book of Business,”  American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA  July, 2014
  • “Strategic Networking,” Massachusetts Society of CPAs, MSCPA JD/CPA Committee, Boston, MA  November, 2013
  • “Talk Like a Leader: Leverage Your Masculine and Feminine Strengths for Influence and Power” with Caroline Turner, Women Influence & Power in Law Conference, Washington, DC, October, 2013
  • “How to Make it Rain,” panelist, MA Women’s Bar Association, 2012
  • “Network in a Crowd (and Still Feel Good About Yourself)™,” State Bar of Texas, Women in IP Task Force, 2011
  • “Social Media for the Rest of Us,” New Hampshire Bar Association, 2011
  • “Business Plan Boot Camp – Creating Your Personal Business Plan,” Texas Women Lawyers, 2011
  • “Networking for the IP Lawyer,” American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) 2010 Mid-Winter Institute
  • “Business Plan Boot Camp,” New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, 2009
  • “Business Planning in Unusual Times,” Webinar, American Intellectual Property Law Association, 2009
  • “Preparing For Your Transition,” Massachusetts Bar Association, 2009
  • “How to Work a Room – A Global Perspective”, Lawyers Associated Worldwide – 2008 International Conference
  • “Overcoming Personal Barriers for Women Lawyers,” Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts, 2008.
  • “How to Work a Room and Still Feel Good About Yourself,” Dallas Bar Association, 2008
  • “Improve Your Business Development Coaching in Your Firm,” Southeast Chapter Legal Marketing Association (City Group, Raleigh, NC), 2008
  • “Know Your Clients and Their Business – Understanding the Lawyer,” 2008 Legal Marketing Association International Conference
  • “Business Plan Boot Camp,” American Intellectual Property Law Association – 2007 Spring Conference
  • “How to Work a Room and Still Feel Good About Yourself,” American Intellectual Property Law Association – 2007 Spring Conference
  • “IWIRC Women’s Leadership Retreat,” International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation – 2007 Chapter Leaders in US