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About LEL


Legal Executive Leadership, LLC (“LEL”) is a woman-owned business,conceived in 2011, and led by its founder and CEO, Susan Hackett.


What is LEL? We are a law practice management consultancy, specializing in helping corporate law departments, and those who support them, find smarter ways to work and to deliver the results their clients demand. Our mission is to equip our clients with the strategies, business practices, skills, and tools they need to be … Legal Executive Leaders.


Please read more about LEL’s services for law departments, law firms and other legal service providers.


For an introduction to Susan Hackett, LEL’s founder, please read her biography or feel free to contact her; you can also read testimonials about Susan and LEL’s work posted by leading legal executives.









Legal Executive Leadership is honored to support and build upon the strong foundation of Susan’s service to legal public interest, pro bono, and diversity leadership initiatives, including:


    Equal Justice Works

    Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)

    Pro Bono Institute and Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO)

    Street Law / The Corporate Diversity Pipeline Program




Legal Executive Leadership will advance a smarter legal profession by building upon the shared values of the legal professionals we serve: a commitment to service, an unswerving focus on value, and the delivery of innovative solutions that prepare our clients to exceed expectations.



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