Claudia I. Joyce

Claudia I. Joyce

Executive Director/Strategy


Claudia Joyce is the Executive Director/Strategy at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

Prior to joining Skadden in 2011, Ms. Joyce was a Principal with McKinsey & Company. She was with the firm for nearly 15 years, most recently serving as the head of McKinsey’s Global Professional Services Practice, where she focused on the legal profession, completing strategic and organizational engagements for a number of large, global law firms. She also worked with other professional services firms on the development and implementation of knowledge strategy and training/development programs. Before leading this practice area, Ms. Joyce worked in McKinsey’s Financial Services and Organization Practices.

Ms. Joyce is the co-author of Mobilizing Minds: Creating Wealth From Talent in the 21st Century (McGraw-Hill, 2007), a book on organization design.



  • M.B.A., Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, 1996
  • B.A., Economics, University of Chicago, 1992

Claudia I. Joyce