Charles Volkert

Charles Volkert

Charles Volkert is the Global Solutions Leader for Protiviti Legal Consulting, where he provides expertise to C-suite, in-house counsel, and law firm leadership in the areas of legal department transformation, hiring and talent retention, litigation and eDiscovery, contract management, data privacy, M&A, and strategic business solutions. Prior to his current role, he served as a senior district president for the company’s legal practice and executive managing director of legal consulting solutions. Prior to joining the company in 1999, where he built out its alternative legal services and delivery model, he was a litigation attorney. A noted author and speaker, Mr. Volkert earned a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law and a BA from Furman University. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the Dade County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

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Recent Episodes
August 23, 2022

What’s Next for The Legal Report?

After 12 years, The Legal Report from Robert Half is gaining a new host. In this episode, Charles Volkert transitions hosting duties to Jamy Sullivan, executive director of Robert Half’s legal talent...

December 16, 2021

Legal Department Optimization: Establishing a Strategic Roadmap for Future Success

Rich Cohen joins to discuss the current state of legal department operations, staffing and service delivery.

November 18, 2021

Top trends expected to reshape legal hiring and compensation in 2022

Jamy Sullivan discusses the latest trends in hiring and compensation strategies in an ever more competitive market.

September 27, 2021

Prepare Now: California’s New Legislation Raises the Privacy Bar

Guests Joel Wuesthoff and Daniel Hansen discuss the new compliance requirements established by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 and the broader scope of businesses impacted by the act.

May 26, 2021

Compliance Risks Spurred by the Pandemic Can’t be Ignored

Charles Volkert and Kim Dickerson examine current issues amplifying compliance risks and discuss ways to manage compliance requirements with evolving regulations governing office re-openings, vetting and working with new suppliers, new technologies,...

March 29, 2021

Contract Management: Driving Greater Value Amid Accelerating Compliance, Security and Legal Pressures

Bernie Donachie and Frank Serge discuss best practices for contract lifecycle management.

January 12, 2021

What Legal Teams Need to Know about the LIBOR Transition

Host Charles Volkert is joined by Doug Wilbert to discuss significant legal implications inherent in the benchmark transition.

December 1, 2020

Legal Teams and COVID-19: Key Strategies for Adapting to a New Business Environment

Charles Volkert, senior district president of Robert Half Legal, and Billie Moliere, district president with the company, explore key considerations as legal offices re-open.

September 25, 2020

Understanding Recent Updates to the CCPA and EU-US Privacy Shield

Joel Wuesthoff discusses significant updates relating to data privacy that could directly impact your business and compliance obligations.

February 14, 2020

Great Expectations: Legal Departments’ Changing Requirements for Outside Counsel

Jamy Sullivan discusses the changing expectations of legal departments and the impact on the selection, management and evaluation of outside counsel.

December 17, 2019

Key Strategies to Attract, Motivate and Retain Gen Z in the Legal Workplace

Jamy Sullivan outlines Gen Z's values, attitudes and career aspirations and offer critical strategies to recruit and motivate this next generation of legal professionals.

November 8, 2019

Beyond the GDPR and CCPA: Leveraging Data Privacy Strategies to Comply with Multiple Regulatory Mandates

Joel Wuesthoff offers strategies to help companies stay ahead and adjust security and privacy practices to manage the growing volume of data regulations.

July 26, 2019

Succession Planning: Transition Strategies for Law Firms and Exiting Lawyers Session

Ida Abbott discusses critical components of succession planning that can position law firms or legal departments, their clients and departing leaders for future success.

March 1, 2019

Key Hiring and Compensation Trends Shaping the Legal Profession in 2019

Jamy Sullivan, executive director of Robert Half Legal, explores the latest hiring and compensation trends expected to shape the legal profession in 2019.

July 10, 2018

Strengthening Legal Workplace Diversity and Inclusion with Pipeline Programs

Joy Dingle talks about how the legal community partnerships are being used to expose youth in underrepresented groups and gives tips to students who are interested in legal careers.

February 5, 2018

Tips to Take Your Legal Career to New Heights in 2018

Billie Moliere discusses the latest hiring trends and the hottest practice areas driving demand for attorneys, paralegals and legal support professionals.

October 19, 2017

Escalating cyber threats demand heightened security practices for law firms

Scott Giordano examines why law firms are among the most vulnerable for cyberattacks.

June 29, 2017

Ramping Up Retention Strategies in a Competitive Hiring Market

Charles Volkert and Judy Hissong explore key factors that legal professionals value in their work environment and ways legal organizations can use this knowledge to engage, motivate and retain employees.

May 30, 2017

The Trickle-down Effect: Anticipating the Impact of the Trump Administration on the Legal Field

This legal podcast shares insights on the possible implications for corporate law departments, law firms, and the legal workplace during the Trump Administration.