How Attorneys Can Navigate a Career Toward the Boardroom

Want to make it to the corporate boardroom? It’s not a stretch, and Michael Herald, Director with Major, Lindsey & Africa’s In-House Practice Group, discusses how attorneys can achieve their goal:

“Attorneys are often considered natural fits to serve on a public or private company’s board of directors. Not only can they find personal fulfillment and exciting challenges, but they can also make enormous contributions as members of the board through their legal expertise, negotiating skills and business judgment. Unfortunately, there is no secret process for joining a board of directors. The reality is that it is just as much about subject matter expertise, networking, timing and sheer luck as most other things involved in a lawyer’s career. While a lot of that cannot be controlled, there are some steps lawyers can take to position themselves well for future board service.”

Read: How Attorneys Can Navigate a Career Toward the Boardroom at MLAGlobal

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