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Bully pulpit: The GC as public mover and shaker

Technology is as much about social policy as it is about engineering, and the prominence of lawyers like Smith affects the legal profession and society

From the perspective of The New York Times, Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith is important because he's taken a huge leadership role in ensuring that his company plays on the side of the angels to protect private data.

From our perspective, that leadership role is also important because a GC is playing it.

Richard Levick

Richard Levick, Esq., is the chairman and CEO of Levick. Follow him on Twitter @RichardLevick.

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