Earlier this year we wrote a three-part series on the qualities of "GCs of the Future," inspired by the Association of Corporate Counsel's study entitled, "Skills for the 21st Century General Counsel." In our research, we came across a white paper released by The Huron Legal Institute, providing tips for new general counsel. In reviewing the ten tips, we noticed that they all played well into the three leading characteristics for GCs of the future.
Since you're probably very busy learning the ropes of your new position, we thought we'd consolidate these tips for you, and frame them as they pertain to important GCs of the future qualities. As new general counsel, your future is now.
Here are some ways to ensure a smooth transition.