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Moving In-House? It’s Full Of Surprises, GCs Say

Law360 (April 12, 2019, 11:30 AM EDT) -- While general counsel must provide sound legal advice to a company, they also play a key role outside of the law realm, and some say going in-house was eye-opening because they knew little about the corporate world.

During a series of interviews with general counsel conducted since the fall, Law360 asked top corporate lawyers at companies of varying sizes and industries what they now know that they hadn’t previously realized before taking on an in-house position, among other questions. While their answers varied, each lawyer admitted there was at least one surprise element attached to the inner workings of the legal...

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