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Scott Westfahl

Scott Westfahl is the Faculty Director of Harvard Law School Executive Education and also teaches courses on problem solving, teams, networks and innovation as Professor in the law school's J.D. curriculum.

As Faculty Director of Executive Education, Scott brings his years of experience as a professional development leader and former business and federal regulatory attorney to the role. Along with HLS Executive Education’s faculty and team, Scott leads the HLS effort to support and develop lawyers across the arc of their careers, particularly as they advance to new levels of leadership and responsibility. In addition, he oversees and teaches in Executive Education’s core, global leadership programs for law firm managing partners, emerging law firm leaders and General Counsel and collaborates with HLS colleagues and other Harvard faculty to design and teach custom programs for law firms, law departments and other legal-related organizations. Chosen as one of Law Firm, Inc. magazine's five "Innovators of the Year" in 1998, Scott focuses his Executive Education teaching and writing on leadership, the art of feedback, motivation and development of professionals, and organizational alignment from a talent management and diversity and inclusion perspective.

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  • Scott A. Westfahl
    Professor of Practice
    Faculty Director, Executive Education
  • Harvard Law School
    Lewis 325
    1557 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02108
  • Office: 617-495-5559

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