Do You Have Courage?

Do you have the courage it takes to be an effective in-house counsel?

When McCain Foods Ltd. chief legal officer Christa Wessel received the CCCA Ontario chapter award of excellence recently it was former Ontario premier David Peterson who served as guest speaker. He chose to speak about one of the challenges facing in-house counsel — that of defender of the corporate moral conscience….He challenged the in-house counsel present that night to ask themselves whether they would have had the courage to stand up and say: “We can’t agree with this.”

Read: Courage and the CLO at Canadian Lawyer Magazine

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