Most Valuable Players


To read unpublished excerpts from the interviews with our MVP general counsel, click here.

Who are the up and coming GCs--people to whom other in-house attorneys will look as leaders and mentors in the future? It depends on who you ask.

We asked several veteran GCs to share their lists of outstanding general counsel who have been appointed to their first GC post within the past three years. Each provided a different list--showing just how many talented lawyers are stepping up to head legal departments these days.

From their suggestions we selected 10 MVPs--and added another five who are at least as equally qualified to an "honorable mention" list. In making our selections, we wanted to represent people with diverse talents who head legal departments of all sizes with different challenges. We looked for GCs in a variety of industries--from chemicals to retail--and for those working in the non-profit and government sectors as well.

On the following pages you'll meet an extraordinary group of lawyers who in their first years as general counsel are emerging as leaders of the in-house bar.


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