In this edition of the Legal Innovators Interview Series, Craig Mills, Executive Shareholder in the firm's Litigation section, talks with Kelly Lefferts, Group Vice President, US General Counsel and Secretary at Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. Bloomin’ Brands is one of the largest casual dining companies in the world with more than 1,400 restaurants in 49 states and 21 countries and territories. Their brands include restaurants such as Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse. Throughout the episode, Craig and Kelly discuss the move from working at a firm to in-house counsel, her favorite Bloomin’ restaurant and what the challenges are of managing legal for a nationwide brand.

Listen to the conversation: "How to Manage Legal and Regulatory Issues in the Evolving Restaurant Industry"