In Search of the Essence of a General Counsel

What is the essence of a general counsel? Lean Law Evangelist Ken Grady gives his thoughts in a piece at SeytLines:

“Like many of you, I have worked with general counsels for most of my career. I chose to go to a boutique firm when I graduated from law school so that I could practice law, not just research…After several years, I moved to a large law firm, became a partner, and continued working with general counsels, though I’ll admit the size of the clients grew as my practice switched to the large law firm. I moved in-house after many years, which took me from the role of agent to principle and made the general counsel my boss instead of the client. After many more years, I became the general counsel, a role I held at three Fortune 1000 corporations. So, it is with some interest that I ask the following question—what is the essence of a general counsel?”

Read: In Search of the Essence of General Counsel at SeytLines

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