Corporate Law Department Expert Kenneth Bunge Joins Altman Weil

Newtown Square, PA, July 17, 2008 — Kenneth E. Bunge, a law department expert with over 20 years of hands-on experience working in large corporate law departments, has joined the management consulting firm of Altman Weil, Inc. as an adjunct consultant.  In his new position, he will advise corporate law departments in the areas of career management, performance development and leadership skills training for lawyers.

“We’re extremely pleased to have Ken join our Law Department Practice Team,” said Altman Weil principal Daniel J. DiLucchio.  “He has a long record of accomplishments in his work on career management issues and his depth and breadth of experience will be a great asset to our clients.”

Prior to joining Altman Weil, Mr. Bunge served for over a decade as Managing Attorney for United Technologies Corporation (UTC), a Fortune 50 company with over 200 lawyers worldwide.  In that role he had direct responsibility for all aspects of career management of UTC lawyers and paralegals, including hiring, performance counseling and career development.  

Previously, he was in the law department at Sikorsky Aircraft, a United Technologies Company, holding the positions of Deputy Counsel, with responsibility for managing the law department, and Senior Attorney.  He began his career as a Judge Advocate for the United States Air Force.

At UTC, Mr. Bunge oversaw a series of innovative programs for company lawyers. These included a Career Rotation Program providing lawyers with varied career opportunities; an International Recruitment Initiative, identifying highly qualified international law students interested in in-house careers; a formal Leadership Skills Training Program to enhance management, mentoring and supervisory skills among UTC lawyers; and a Paralegal Program focusing on career development, utilization and continuing education.  At Sikorsky Aircraft, he worked closely with the human resources department to develop the first-ever Attorney Job Share Program responding to work-life balance issues.

He has been active in the in-house legal community throughout his career.  He is currently President of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Connecticut Chapter.  He served as Chairman of the Legal Quality Counsel of the Conference Board, and as Chairman of the Large Law Department Council.  More recently, he has served as President of the Executive Committee for the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity.

Mr. Bunge received a B.A. from the State University of Buffalo, a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, Brooklyn, NY and a LLM from George Washington School of Law, Washington, DC.  He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Claims Court, the U.S Court of Military Appeals, and the New York and Connecticut Bars. 

About Altman Weil
Founded in 1970, Altman Weil, Inc. is dedicated exclusively to the legal profession.  It provides management consulting services to law firms, law departments and legal vendors worldwide.   The firm is independently owned by its professional consultants, who have backgrounds in law, industry, finance, marketing, administration and government.   More information on Altman Weil can be found at www.altmanweil.com.

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