Episode #7: Barbara Duffy, President – Lane Powell PC


Barbara Duffy is the president of Lane Powell, one of the oldest and most successful law firms in the Pacific Northwest. In this episode, Duffy talks about her position as the firm’s first female president, how Lane Powell is seeking positive opportunities during COVID-19 and her advice for anyone looking to follow in her footsteps.

Episode Notes

1:30 – The changing legal industry

5:30 – Lane Powell Adapting to industry changes

8:00 – Shifting corporate culture at the firm

10:00 – Execution first, then big ideas

11:30 – Duffy’s team-building mentality

13:00 – “Our success in the world is defined by the value we create”

17:00 – Being Lane Powell’s first female president

20:00 – How COVID could shift future working environments

23:00 – Social justice bringing new perspectives to the office

25:00 – “Look to the places where everybody else is not”


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Produced by Kai Hellberg

Music by Isaac Chambers – ‘Change’