GC Redefined

Technological disruption creates, decimates, and reshapes entire industries. The same forces driving these transformations are also redefining roles in the C-suite — chief among them, the general counsel (GC).

Depending on the day, GCs and Chief Legal Officers may be required to wear any number of hats, including crisis counselor, risk manager, dealmaker, CEO confidante, board counselor, and department leader. Never before have we witnessed more demands and pressures on GCs. It is the perfect time for GCs to demonstrate their leadership ability and shape the growth of their businesses.

To support the GC community around the world during these highly disruptive times, MoFo has established the thought leadership program “The GC {RE}DEFINED.” This program will provide market insight, networking, press coverage and original research for GCs. All our original content can be found easily via this online repository.

“As we have grown so quickly, the value in my relationship with our CEO is that I can be a sounding board on a whole range of business issues and opportunities, whether legal or otherwise. That level of trust is something I value immensely.
–Emma McFerran
 SVP of legal at Lyst

Our goal is to engage the broad GC community around the world, share trends and conversations as to how your role is evolving and being redefined. We’re here to help you meet the demands of today and tomorrow.

Join the conversation at #GCRedefined

Is Your Role as GC Being Redefined?
How the Role of GC Is Evolving

Is the GC role headed for a revolution? Watch our latest video to hear perspective on how this multifaceted role is being reshaped.


(In-House) Superstars Wanted for a Disruptive Era
(In-House) Superstars Wanted for a Disruptive Era

Read why GCs must make recruiting a priority to win the talent war.


leadership for Change
Leadership for Change

Showcasing strong leadership skills, including making tough judgment calls in an evolving business world, is becoming an increasingly essential quality of an effective GC. Learn why.


General Counsels’ Role in Maintaining Cybersecurity: Three Critical Steps
General Counsels’ Role in Maintaining Cybersecurity: Three Critical Steps

Cybersecurity no longer falls solely within technologists’ domain. GCs are responsible for aspects of that all-important area, too. Find out how.


Risky Business: How CROs Can Help GCs Manage Threats
GCs Make Their Data Entry

Learn how GCs are using data to measure the legal department’s performance. 


The GC’s New Priority Hire: Legal Ops Pros
The GC’s New Priority Hire: Legal Ops Pros

Learn why legal operations professionals are becoming a top priority hire in today’s corporate legal departments.


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