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Les Parrette

President of One Page Thinking, and Deputy Chairman, The Burton Awards

Deputy Chairman, The Burton Awards,
Co-Chair, Legends in Law Committee

Les Parrette is President of One Page Thinking, an innovative data visualization firm he founded. He is also an independent director
of Innospec Inc. He has enjoyed a distinguished 35-year career as a Big Law partner, chief legal officer of three global industrial companies, entrepreneur, and mentor to students and young professionals. He spent 20 years as the chief legal officer of Novelis Inc., WESCO International, Inc., and Aquila, Inc. Prior to moving in-house, he spent 14 years in private practice as a commercial and corporate transactional attorney, including as a senior partner in the Kansas City-based law firm of Blackwell Sanders. Mr. Parrette was recognized as a “Legend in Law” in 2012. He is also a recipient of the Corporate Counsel Lifetime Achievement Award awarded by the Atlanta Business Chronicle (2021). Mr. Parrette holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Juris Doctorate in Law from Harvard University.