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Tracey Yurko – Get To Your Highest and Best Use

Tracey Yurko is the Chief Legal Officer for Bridgewater Associates. Bridgewater is a global macro hedge front located in Westport, Connecticut, with 150 billion dollars of assets under management.

Constantly Loop and Improve

Tracey Yurko is the Chief Legal Officer for Bridgewater Associates. Bridgewater is a global macro hedge front located in Westport, Connecticut, with 150 billion dollars of assets under management.

  • [01:14] – Tracey’s role, leading the hedge fund legal department.
  • [04:18] – Her role has evolved over the last year.
  • [06:57] – ‘There’s a whole bunch of work that needs to get done, we can’t ignore it for loftier explorations.’
  • [07:35] – Place value on innovation.  Constantly loop and improve.
  • [10:00] – Successful personas that have a curiosity mindset, connect with the business, and operate digitally.
  • [12:00] – We can configure everything like a machine.   If you have a good machine, you’ll have consistent outcomes.
  • [13:52] – Lawyers getting to their highest and best use through technology.
  • [16:24] – Do you want a bunch of different hammers or a toolbox with different tools?
  • [18:30] – When it comes to diversity, demand more from your law firms.
  • [20:06] – Don’t be afraid to ask for mentorship and to seek mentors out.
  • [22:24] – Leadership in tough times requires …

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