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Judge Glenda Hatchett, Inspirational Speaker

Judge Glenda Hatchett

    • Former Juvenile Court Judge & Star of Judge Hatchett
    • 1st Afrian-American St. Court Chief Justice
    • Legal Consultant to the NBA and NFL
Fee Range

$20,000 - $30,000

Travels From

Georgia

Judge Glenda Hatchett on Women and Not Giving Up

Judge Glenda Hatchett on Women and Not Giving Up

A graduate of Mt. Holyoke College and Emory University School of Law, where she was an Earl Warren Scholar, Hatchett completed a prestigious federal clerkship in the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia. She then spent nearly 10 years at Delta Air Lines, where she was the airline’s highest-ranking woman of color worldwide. As Senior Attorney, she represented Delta Air Lines in labor/personnel and antitrust litigation and commercial acquisitions. As Public Relations Manager, she supervised global crisis management and handled media relations for 50 U.S. cities as well as all of Europe and Asia.

Hatchett has presented leadership sessions for various companies including PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Georgia-Pacific, Wal-Mart and Hospital Corporation of America Inc. (HCA).  Additionally, she is frequently a lecturer throughout the country keynoting several national conferences including Office Depot’s Success Strategies for Businesswomen Conference, Colgate Palmolive’s Multicultural Summit, the Diversity Conference in the U.S. Senate, the Minority Employers’ Conference at Newell Rubbermaid, Microsoft’s  Education Summit, AT & T’s Diversity Summit, Home Depot’s Women’s History Speaker’s Series and Black Enterprise’s Entrepreneurs Conference.  Additionally, she has moderated several forums including the CEO Forum on Diversity Leadership and Wells Fargo’s Forum on the Economic Impact on Colleges and Universities.  Hatchett served as a guest faculty member lecturing on the topic of corporate ethics at the University of Vanderbilt Directors College, presented by the Law School and the Owen Graduate School of Management. 

Hatchett has served on the Boards of three Fortune 500 companies – HCA, The Gap Inc. and ServiceMaster Company. 

While on the Board of Directors of HCA, she was Chair of the Ethics, Compliance and Quality of Care Committee. She was also a member of the HCA board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.  Hatchett was a member of the five-person special board committee that negotiated HCA’s $32.7 billion leveraged buyout paving the way for the nation's largest for-profit hospital chain to go private.  At the time, the buyout was the largest leveraged buyout in US corporate history.

While a Board Director for The Gap Inc., Hatchett served on the Governance, Nominating and Social Responsibility Committee and the Compensation and Management Development Committee. 

Hatchett left Delta Air Lines to accept an appointment as Chief Presiding Judge of the Fulton County (Atlanta, Georgia) Juvenile Court—becoming the first African-American Chief Presiding Judge of a state court in Georgia and head of one of the largest juvenile court systems in the country.  She is a member of the Georgia Bar and the Bar of the District of Columbia.

Hatchett presided over the two-time Emmy nominated nationally syndicated show, Judge Hatchett, for 13 seasons (Sony Pictures Television). Judge Hatchett won a Prism Award for Best Unscripted Non-Fiction Series or Special for Television.

Currently, Hatchett sits on the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons’ Board of Advisors, a position she has held since 2004, and serves as a consultant to the National Basketball Association on pressing legal and social issues.

Moreover, she has consistently shown her commitment to community development through her service on various nonprofit boards including: the National Board of Governors of the Boys and Girl Club of America; the Board of Advisors for Play Pumps International; the Leadership Circle for the After School Alliance and the Advisory Board for the Women’s Resource Center at Spelman College. Hatchett serves as the national spokesperson for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), a non-profit volunteer organization that trains volunteers to represent abused and neglected children and is the recipient of their President’s Award.

Currently, Hatchett has announced the formation of the Hatchett Firm – specializing in risk and crisis management, as well as innovative and effective closing and settlement strategies.  The firm will also engage a national network of Attorneys to handle complex civil litigation specializing in catastrophic injuries and mass tort litigation.

Hatchett is the recipient of numerous awards including the Roscoe Pound Award for outstanding work in Criminal Justice, NAACP’s Thurgood Marshall Award and she has been recognized as one of the “100 Best and Brightest Women in Corporate America” by Ebony magazine.  She was named Distinguished Alumna at Mt. Holyoke College, which later granted her an honorary degree. Her other alma mater, Emory University Law School, named her Outstanding Alumni of the Year.  Emory University also presented her with the highest award given to university alumni, the Emory Medal.

To book Judge Glenda Hatchett call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

A Promise to Keep: The Challenge to Help America’s Children Soar

Drawing from her long career as Chief Judge of the Fulton County Juvenile Court, one of the largest juvenile courts in the nation, Judge Hatchett relays with great passion some of the most heart rendering stories that deal with issues that face America including poverty, crime, delinquency and education. She not only outlines these issues but she deals with substantial solutions as we look at how we improve life for young people in America.

Effective Parenting Strategies: Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say

Every parent is faced with the critical questions of how to most effectively parent, regardless of your demographics or your status, all of our children are facing the issues of these challenging times. Judge Hatchett conducts a conversation about how parents can strive to be the best parent possible because when it is all said and done if we want our children to do right; we’ve got to do right by them. We do not get another chance to do the best we can for this generation while they are still our children.

Finding Your Purposeful Path: Dare to Take Charge

A challenge to define your purpose and passion. How do you transform your dreams into reality? Judge Hatchett conducts a discussion about life’s journeys – how do you find your life’s purpose and how do you connect that purpose with a meaningful legacy. What are you doing now that will live beyond your lifetime? Judge Hatchett will help you form a blueprint for a purposeful life, by setting goals, reaching possibilities beyond anything one could imagine and stressing that your past does not have to dictate your future. You control what is next and possible in your life. She will conduct a conversation about the potential range of the magnificent path awaiting you.

The Corporate Challenge to Lead and Serve

Corporate America, its challenges and responsibility in reshaping this nation... Judge Hatchett served for many years as in-house counsel for a leading global airline and has served on 3 Fortune 200 boards of directors and is uniquely situated to address this issue of leadership. Corporate leadership demands an enormous amount of responsibility. Judge Hatchett will outline 7 principles of leadership including the fact that leaders must first seek to serve, they cannot lead where they are not willing to go and they must lead with integrity, passion and compassion. Additionally recognizing that corporations are challenged to support, through its philanthropic activities, the community it seeks to serve.

Motivating and Inspiring the Workforce to Expect and Work Toward Greatness

An organization is only as great as its people. Executives are charged with designing the blueprint for a purposeful workplace. How do you make this happen in the midst of every day demands and profit driving results? Judge Hatchett reflects on her experience as a Corporate Executive, a Corporate Board Member and Chief Judge of the largest Juvenile Court System in the Southeastern United States. Aligning purpose and passion in the workplace and in your own leadership portfolio can be the formula for great success!

Defining and Maintaining Your Leadership Brand

Determining the type of leader you are and want to be can ultimately impact the workforce you are able to attract and support. Great people want to work for and be around great leaders. This is true in the workplace as well as in your personal life. Judge Hatchett discusses key strategies for understanding who you are as a leader and as a human being and how to maintain your principles and values in an ever changing society.

Challenge of the Balance

The responsibilities of work and family can be extremely demanding and may often lead to conflicting values and priorities. Judge Hatchett understands these challenges first hand as a single mother of sons. Understanding that being out of balance creates problems in all aspects of one’s life, she discusses strategies and how to maintain equilibrium in an ever- evolving, complex work environment.

Finding Your Purposeful Path: Dare to Take Charge

A challenge to define your purpose and passion. How do you transform your dreams into reality? Judge Hatchett conducts a discussion about life’s journeys – how do you find your life’s purpose and how do you connect that purpose with a meaningful legacy. What are you doing now that will live beyond your lifetime? Judge Hatchett will help you form a blueprint for a purposeful life, by setting goals, reaching possibilities beyond anything one could imagine and stressing that your past does not have to dictate your future. You control what is next and possible in your life. She will conduct a conversation about the potential range of the magnificent path awaiting you.

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