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?
Is Your Role as GC Being Redefined?

In their own words: GCs describe four challenges reshaping their roles.


The Leadership Imperative
The Leadership Imperative

Learn how “soft skills” like leadership are in demand and distinguish the great from the good GC.


Artificial Intelligence Versus Emotional Intelligence
GCs as Network Brokers

This post explores how GCs today are increasingly becoming brokers of internal relationships; bringing people and views together to make informed decisions.


Mining the Resources Gap
Minding the Resource Gap

Explore how GCs today are aligning company resources with their most pressing priorities.


8 Trends Redefining the GC Role
How the GC Role is Changing

In his video interview with Global Leaders in Law, Morrison & Foerster’s Alistair Maughan discusses key trends in the evolving role of GCs.


Eight Trends Redefining the Role
Eight Trends Redefining the Role

In The In-House Lawyer we dive deeper into eight trends redefining the GC role in a time of disruption.


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