Management consultants for the legal profession

Philippe Melot and Sharon Golec specialize in management consulting for the legal profession.

They are active members of a number of professional associations: AFJE (association of French in-house lawyers), Cercle Montesquieu (association of French general counsel), Cercle du Droit (association of general counsel, judges and law professors). Philippe Melot and Sharon Golec teach at HEC ("Law and International Management" Master).

Philippe Melot


A graduate of SciencePo (Paris), Philippe Melot also holds Master II degrees in administrative law and in corporate law (Université de Paris I). He completed graduate studies in management at HEC. Philippe has been General Counsel of Henkel France and GSK France. As a member of the Paris Bar, he practiced law at Bureau Francis Lefebvre and Landwell (PriceWaterhouseCoopers network). A former President of the Cercle Montesquieu (association of French general counsel), he has specialized in management consulting for the legal profession since 1998.

Sharon Golec


A graduate of Connecticut College (BA) and Columbia University (MA), Sharon Golec holds a JD from New York University School of Law. She also holds a Master I degree in French corporate law from the Université de Paris II. A member of the New York Bar, she practiced in corporate law firms in New York and Paris before joining Microsoft Corp. as a corporate lawyer in its French subsidiary as well as at Microsoft’s European headquarters. Since 2004, she has been a consultant specializing in the legal profession.