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Eversheds' Dutch Office Head On 'Mandatory' Vaccinations, Managing Strong Personalities...and Oprah

  • Netherlands
  • Intellectual property


Thera Adam van Straaten discusses whether vaccines should be mandatory, what it's been like managing her office from home, and what it takes to mentor strong personalities.

Eversheds Sutherland’s global co-head of intellectual property Thera Adam van Straaten has been the firm’s Dutch office senior partner since May of this year. She is also the co-head of its global intellectual property practice.

In this interview, she reflects on the trajectory to becoming a managing partner within a global law firm, the defining moments of her career, her thoughts on the topics of the day – such as whether vaccinations should be mandatory – and how she plans to build the Eversheds brand in the Netherlands.

Read the article which has been published by and is written by Linda A. Thompson here.