David Hamm is Senior Counsel – Corporate at Summit Materials where he provides legal support for the company’s board and its committees, SEC filings and other disclosure matters, mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions. He graduated from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University in 2008 and is currently pursuing an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center in Financial Regulation and Securities (projected graduation December 2021). David is co-chair of the In-House Subcommittee of the ABA Corporate Governance Committee and, in connection with the subcommittee’s activities, is currently recording an upcoming ABA podcast entitled Conversations with GCs designed to educate and develop aspiring general counsels by interviewing leading general counsels for the purpose of exploring the path that led them to becoming a general counsel, essential skills and characteristics of a successful general counsel, current issues that are of a particular focus for general counsel and advice for aspiring general counsels. He and his family are based in the Denver area and try to find as much time as possible to hike, ski and explore.
David Hamm is the host of the new ABA Podcast, Conversations with GCs, that was created to help aspiring GCs find practical and actionable guidance as they pursue the top in-house legal role. The podcast facilitates conversations with leading GCs that explore the paths that led them to the role of GC, essential GC skills and characteristics, current GC hot topics and advice for those aspiring to be GCs. In this episode, he will tell the origin story of the podcast, share the highlights of the first three episodes and why aspiring GCs should consider listening in.