Law360, New York (October 23, 2017, 11:55 AM EDT) -- A decade after we saw the first signs of the credit crisis in 2007, this Expert Analysis series explores the crisis' profound impact, including changes seen by the legal industry.
Ben Heineman Jr. The practical ideal of the modern general counsel is a lawyer‐statesperson who is an outstanding technical expert, a wise counselor and effective leader, and who has a major role assisting the corporation achieve the fundamental goal of global capitalism: the fusion of high performance with high integrity and sound risk management. For the lawyer-statesperson, the first question is: “Is it legal?” But the ultimate question is: “Is it...
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