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Werten Bellamy

Stakeholders, Inc.
President
Jenkintown, PA, USA


Werten Bellamy is the President of Stakeholders, Inc., a company founded in 2007 that provides training and conference resources directed to the active career management needs of corporations and service firms.

His work is focused on the role in-house counsel, law firm associates and partners must play in driving their career outcomes and is directed to identifying the practical career strategies of top performers. Stakeholders has delivered training and consulting to over seventy-five (75) global law firms and law departments. 

In 2010, Werten was selected by the Leadership Council for Legal Diversity (LCLD) to design and help implement its talent development efforts directed to top performing law firm and law department attorneys. 

Werten is also the author of The Path to Indispensable: The Junior Associate, published by ABA Publishing and due in 2012.

Werten launched Stakeholders following sixteen (16) years of practice in both law firms and law departments.  Werten began his career as an Associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Kutak Rock. The next twelve (12) years of his career he spent in in-house positions of increasing responsibility, at companies to include Merck & Co., Inc., Genetics Institute, Inc. and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

Werten completed his in-house career with Celera Genomics (NYSE: CRA), the biotechnology company located in Rockville, Maryland and credited with sequencing the human genome.  At Celera, Werten was the General Counsel. Werten is also a retired captain in the United States Army.

Werten has served on the Board of Directors of St. Benedict's Preparatory School, Phillips Exeter Academy General Alumni Association and in 2000 was appointed by the former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, to provide advice and guidance to the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary for Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the control of vaccine-preventable diseases. 

Werten has been honored for his civic and professional achievements, to include: The Chairman's Award, National Bar Association, The Excellence In the Practice Award, American Corporate Counsel Association and the Trailblazer Award, CYOC Foundation. 

 Werten is a graduate of Princeton University and the University Of Virginia School Of Law. He resides in Philadelphia. 
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