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The path toward becoming GC: New responsibilities, old challenges

GCs share their insights and advice to a small group of associate general counsel and deputy general counsel on the path toward the GC seat

Jane Sherburne

In the legal industry, and particularly working in house, you can be right, but if you aren’t trusted, being “right” doesn’t matter.

This was among many common beliefs espoused by a group of GCs who spoke at the latest Project 5/165 workshop, which was held at the New York office of Akin Gump, where experienced general counsel assembled to share their insights and advice to a small group of associate general counsel and deputy general counsel on the path toward the GC seat. 

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