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GC-to-CEO Trend Continues With Promotion of BWH Hotel Group's Legal Chief

GC-to-CEO Trend Continues With Promotion of BWH Hotel Group's Legal Chief

CEOs who served as GCs in an earlier life are still in the minority. But it seems that companies are increasingly considering their legal chiefs for the role—and COVID-19, the catalyst for so many changes, has accelerated the trend.
By Phillip Bantz
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Optimizing the Legal Spend: A Better Approach for GCs

Optimizing the Legal Spend: A Better Approach for GCs

Given the current state of law firm economics and the surge in demand for legal services, those in charge of corporate legal departments would be wise to reframe their fiscal mandates. Instead of looking to take a hatchet to their budgets for outside counsel, GCs should be focused on optimizing the legal spend and viewing their lawyers and law firms as assets to be leveraged. But how can GCs derive a return on their legal spend investments?
By Seth Darmstadter

Beyond the Mission Statement

How to Stay Productive in a Fast-Changing Business World

How to Stay Productive in a Fast-Changing Business World

Digital transformation is about more than just technology – it's also about how that technology is harnessed to improve business models, enhance operational efficiency, and revolutionize customer experience.
By Scott Steinberg

Lean Adviser GC

GC to Outside Counsel: Collaboration Necessary for a Lasting Partnership  

GC to Outside Counsel: Collaboration Necessary for a Lasting Partnership  

Laying the groundwork for collaboration—including knowing who and who not to bring in the room, and giving business context to outside counsel—can be the difference-maker between success and failure for general counsel involved in business initiatives.
By Lean Adviser GC

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How to Develop Your Organization's 'North Star' and Lead Cultural Transformation

How to Develop Your Organization's 'North Star' and Lead Cultural Transformation

Matthew Newman, General Counsel for Royal Mail discusses with CCA the biggest challenges of taking over a different function within an organization. He also outlines the cultural transformation that the Royal Mail has recently been through and highlights that the secret to success is developing an organization's North Star.
By Abigail Harris

Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL)

How to Combat Attrition as Talent Becomes More Mobile

How to Combat Attrition as Talent Becomes More Mobile

The current fierce competition for legal talent has made it more challenging than ever to hold onto great employees. It's a struggle both law firms…
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