"I wanted to look back and see results that had a long term impact on helping people."
The words are from Connie Collingsworth, general counsel of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, who is pictured on InsideCounsel's cover this month. But they could just as well have come from any one of the other four non-profit GCs profiled on the following pages.
Civil Liberty: Joe Levin, GC of the Southern Poverty Law Center
New Frontiers: Mike Godwin, GC of Wikimedia Foundation
Global Good: Connie Collingsworth, GC of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
In the Trenches: Mary Elcano, GC of the American Red Cross