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Sometimes at events entry-level and mid-level in-house counsel voice their concern about taking a higher position in their legal departments because they like specializing in the practice areas they were hired for, such as real estate transactions or intellectual property. They’re good at what they do, so why mess with a good thing?

Corporate Counsel explores why some in-house counsel may not want to be general counsel. We tend to report on GCs and chief legal officers, senior-level in-house counsel, and those striving for the top lawyer spot, but many do not see themselves in that position because they are comfortable growing within their particular role in the legal department.

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Kibkabe Araya

Kibby Araya is the in-house desk editor for Corporate Counsel. She can be reached at [email protected], Twitter and LinkedIn. She is based in Los Angeles.

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