How to Elevate the In-House Counsel Role

What should in-house counsel focus on to elevate their role? An article at JDSupra has some suggestions:

“The role of in-house counsel has evolved and status has been elevated.  Expectations have been raised by the C-Suite. The department must be managed like other business units, with adherence to budget, performance standards, and metrics to define how well the department measures up to the standards. Gone are the days of “throw it over the wall” to outside counsel…Now, the in-house counsel has both the knowledge and tools to improve the value proposition of the legal department to be seen as a valuable, proactive contributor to growing the enterprise’s bottom line.”

Read: Elevating the role of the in-house counsel at JDSupra

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