The Career Success Podcast w/ Jason Connolly & Dan Clivner

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He is a donor to, and influence on, many institutions that have helped bring light to important causes and issues, including diversity and inclusion, access to justice, AIDS research and treatment, and the transformative impact of culture and education.

Dan Clivner is a leader at Sidley Austin LLP where he serves as co-head of the firm’s 330-lawyer M&A and Private Equity practice, managing partner of the firm’s greater Los Angeles offices, and as member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Dan’s skills as an M&A lawyer and leadership is recognized at Sidley and across the legal industry. As one of the first openly gay partners at a major firm, he’s been a pioneer and a role model for the LGBTQ community.

In this insightful and heart-warming episode we speak to one of the leading Corporate Partners in the US about his career, corporate work, how to get corporate deals closed effectively, how to effectively lead a very large team, his experiences of “coming out”, his work in bringing to light important causes regarding LGBT and diversity matters. We also speak about some of the toughest challenges he has faced both personally and in his career.