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4 Essential Tasks New GCs Should Immediately Conquer

Law360 (February 26, 2018, 6:41 PM EST) -- The beginning days, weeks and months as a new general counsel or chief legal officer are vital to success. First impressions and chaos control count, and there’s a lot of groundwork to cover when settling in to a position, whether it’s at a different company or the result of a promotion.

With increasingly more prominence placed on businesses’ law departments, the Association of Corporate Counsel has deemed 2018 “the age of the chief legal officer.”

“When a crisis moment happens, the folks are turning their heads to the lawyers,” Amar Sarwal, the ACC’s chief legal officer and senior vice president of...

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