Criminal investigations. Corporate bankruptcy. The global financial meltdown.

For GCs, managing crisis is practically part of the job description and each one presents unique considerations. So how do top in-house lawyers prepare and clean up the messes that confront them?

In Episode 2 of our GC Speak series, Law.com reporter Caroline Spiezio speaks with veteran GCs about their experiences managing crisis and the lessons they learned.

DLA Piper managing partner Stasia Kelly describes her time as general counsel of AIG during the global financial meltdown. Greg Riggs, the former GC of Delta Airlines, recounts the biggest crisis of his career—9/11. And attorney Dan Cooperman describes what it was like to lead Apple’s legal department as CEO Steve Jobs battled cancer.

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