Do I have a bumper episode for you this week. You might think it’s “lengthy” but I prefer to say “packed full with nuggets!” During the recording, I had tingles on my skin hearing how this week’s Lawyer Extraordinaire, Aramide Fields, uses her career in the law in service of others and how her curio
Publish Date: Apr 18, 2021
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Do I have a bumper episode for you this week. You might think it’s “lengthy” but I prefer to say “packed full with nuggets!” During the recording, I had tingles on my skin hearing how this week’s Lawyer Extraordinaire, Aramide Fields, uses her career in the law in service of others and how her curiosity and interest in learning continues to lead her to new challenges in her life in Japan now as Associate General Counsel for the Asia Division of Autoliv.
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In this episode you’ll hear:
How Aramide came to be in the law, even after a shocking experience during an internship
The fundamental advice that she received as a young attorney that has been instrumental in her entire career
The importance of surrounding yourself with mentors for your career
Aramide’s pro-bono work in the USA and Japan with asylum seekers.
How she found herself back working in Japan and why she decided to transition from BigLaw to In-House
How Aramide went through virtual onboarding to a new organisation during the pandemic
Why organisations like Women of Colour in Law and Women in Law Japan are vital to her happiness
Aramide shares her definition of success with us and how she came to find her guiding words of the year
Her favourite podcasts and other fun facts
Aramide Fields is the Associate General Counsel for the Asia division of Autoliv, a Fortune 500 company and the world’s largest automotive safety supplier. She provides strategic legal and business advice to colleagues in sales, purchasing, supply chain, compliance, and other functions throughout Asia, including Japan, Korea, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
Before joining Autoliv in November 2020, Aramide was in BigLaw for 15 years at Morrison & Foerster. She spent about half of that time in the firm’s San Diego office, and the other half in the firm’s Tokyo office working in litigation, internal investigations, and compliance. Aramide earned her J.D. from Stanford Law School, and a B.A. in psychology from the University of Virginia. She lives in Tokyo with her husband and three children.
Connect with Aramide
Mel Scott’s Podcast: Counsel Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/counsel/id1516422327
Connect with Catherine
Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/oconnellcatherine/