Ben Sachs is an expert in management, strategy, negotiation and communication. As president of The Landing Group, Sachs provides consulting and training services for government and private-sector organizations in the United States and internationally. His past clients cover a wide range of industries, from law firms to telecommunications providers to retail and more.
Sachs’ professional career spans law and business, first serving as a litigator at Sidley Austin and then as a strategic management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group before moving to Storyblocks, a technology and stock media company repeatedly named among the fastest-growing companies by Inc. magazine. At Storyblocks, Sachs served as general counsel and chief operating officer, overseeing product development, marketing, content acquisition, customer retention, analytics and strategy, ultimately helping secure the company’s private-equity acquisition in 2020.
Sachs earned his B.A. as an Echols Scholar and Jefferson Scholar at the University of Virginia and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he graduated Order of the Coif and a member of the Virginia Law Review. After law school, he served as a law clerk for Judge. T.S. Ellis III in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria. He lives outside Washington, D.C.
Why You Should Attend: Attorneys negotiate every day, but few have received the training needed to differentiate themselves as master negotiators. Worse yet, some attorneys rely on the classic Hollywood vision of lawyers yelling acro...