North Huntington, PA (PressExposure) October 11, 2011 -- Century Negotiations, Inc.'s General Counsel Wesley Young was a speaker on a panel to discuss how to become in-house counsel and grow a career.
The panel, entitled "Getting Over the In-House Hump: Specific Counsel on Becoming General Counsel or Climbing to the Next Step," took place September 21, 2011 at the offices of Haynes & Boone, LLP in Dallas, Texas and was hosted by the Dallas Asian American Bar Association.
Panel members shared what experiences helped them most in their career, how to deal with corporate executives, and differences between working at small and large companies. In attendance were both attorneys looking to make the jump to in-house counsel and those already in-house looking to grow their careers.
"I was pleased with the turn-out for the event," said Young, "And I'm sure my fellow-speakers would agree that the diversity of our experiences helped those in attendance understand the variety of potential challenges, as well as the rewards of this career path.
Other speakers on the panel with Young included:
Richard Cheng, General Counsel for Senior Care Centers;
Caren Lock, Regional VP and Associate General Counsel for TIAA-CREF Financial Services;
Jonathan Perkel, Senior VP and General Counsel for Travelocity.com;
and Joyce T. Roth, Vice President of Legal Affairs for AmeriSphere.
John Ansbach, Chief Legal Officer at Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) was scheduled but unable to attend the event.
Young is past president of the Dallas Asian American Bar Association (DAABA) and chair of the Foundation Committee of DAABA. He also serves on the Executive Board of the American Fair Credit Council.
"It's an honor being able to assist attorneys with interests similar to my own," said Young. "I have often benefited from the guidance of others, which is why I look for opportunities to return the favor. Whether it's enhancing professional knowledge for attorneys or expanding personal finance understanding for struggling consumers, I enjoy the chance to share my experiences and advice."
Young is general counsel for Century Negotiations, a debt resolution company serving consumers struggling to repay credit card bills and other debts. Learn more by visiting http://www.CenturyNI.com.