Pamela Woldow, Class of 1984
Named by the ABA as a “Legal Rebel” for leading innovations in law practice
Pamela Woldow is a partner and general counsel of the global legal consulting firm, Edge International, and has earned widespread recognition for her pioneering work in transforming law firm-client relationships, including legal project management, alternative fee arrangements, RFPs and law firm selection and convergence programs. The ABA has called her a “Legal Rebel” – a change catalyst leading innovation in the practice of law. Woldow also specializes in providing advice to general counsels and chief legal officers on law department operations, cost management, litigation management and management of outside counsel, as well as advising law firms on business development and all aspects of counsel-client relationships. She is a Certified Master Coach with extensive experience in individual lawyer coaching and in designing law department leadership development programs.
Woldow began her career specializing in complex commercial and environmental litigation with Sidley & Austin, Duane Morris & Heckscher and a respected environmental litigation boutique firm. She later served as Principal and General Counsel of Altman Weil, Inc., Chief Counsel of the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance/Deputy General Counsel of Pennsylvania, and Director of Litigation Management for a $2 billion public financial services company operating throughout the United States. She speaks frequently on trends in the international legal marketplace and has published articles in the U.S. and abroad.