According to this year's Corporate Legal Times/Dickstein Shapiro Morin &
Oshinsky Survey of CEOs, many executives believe now more than ever GCs must possess
strong business acumen on top of stellar legal skills.
"In the world we live in today, business and legal issues have really started to overlap,"
says Josh Linkner, CEO of ePrize, a Michigan-based interactive advertising and promotions company. "It's no longer banging out a contract. It's learning the nuances of a business decision, learning how to handle human interaction and, more importantly, understanding the company's financials." ...