Like so many others who hold the prestigious position of general counsel within the Fortune 500, Tom Sabatino's career path began in private practice. Now the GC of Walgreen, which is worth $72 billion as the largest retail pharmacy business in the U.S., he is part of an elite group of serial general counsel who has served multiple tours of duty. Sabatino recently sat down with InsideCounsel to talk about his path toward the GC seat and the transformational journey his 110-person law department started on six months ago. Below is our full exchange.
Q: What do you like about in-house work vs. private practice?