Today, CEOs are expecting their GCs/CLOs to be integral C-suite teammates, savvy business people, allies in advancing the business, and, of course, still great lawyers. It follows then that all members of the legal team, as well as law firm attorneys considering a transition in-house, must work to embody these same characteristics. Our panel of former and current GCs will share how they became true business- and industry-savvy lawyers and what it means – and doesn’t mean – to be an “indispensable teammate.”
A.B. Cruz III
Senior Advisor, BarkerGilmore
Former SVP & Divisional GC, USAA
Former EVP, GC, Corporate Secretary, Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer, & PAC Chairman, Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.