GC {RE}DEFINED

In the Face of Complexity and Change, the Time to Lead Is Now

For today’s general counsel, advising and influencing a business in the midst of organizational, technological, and geopolitical change is the new normal. It is those GCs who embrace complexity and find strategic ways to drive the business forward who will emerge as successful leaders in this brave new world.

“Your IQ gets you there, but your EQ [emotional IQ] keeps you there.”

Rupert Hopley, Informa

Morrison & Foerster and Global Leaders in Law have collaborated to develop a global study, including insights from GCs and other senior legal in-house leaders around the globe, to reveal how the GC role is evolving and the biggest challenges that they and their in-house legal departments face.

Read our report to learn why GCs:

  • Believe it is fundamental to have a seat at the C-Suite table, and why some question whether the GC of the future needs to be a lawyer
  • Intend to collaborate more closely with their IT departments and may soon plan to replace headcounts with software to better manage business needs
  • Will continue to manage the tension between protecting the brand and mitigating risk while being a commercial enabler who creates value for the company
  • Will build increasingly diverse teams—both technically and demographically—while being a role model and arbiter of corporate culture

Download our report for in-depth insights into the factors that are reshaping the dynamic GC role, and join the conversation at #GCRedefined.

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