Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting
In our recent joint survey of general counsel with Relativity and Ari Kaplan, a unanimous theme of endurance emerged. Overwhelmingly, the GC is now on the front lines of increasing risk, growing demands and corporate strategy development and implementation. Among the widening assortment of responsibilities falling on GC is their new role as official leaders of company culture and employee matters (regardless of whether HR sits within the department).
Part Two of The General Counsel Report: Leading with Endurance Through Risk, Culture and Technology Challenges discusses this new aspect of the GC’s job and the current state of GC involvement in supporting people and culture, driving engagement and contributing to progress in hiring and retaining more diverse talent. Key findings discussed in the report include:
Part 1 of the General Counsel Report 2022 discussed the widening risk landscape confronting in-house counsel. Read more here—and stay tuned for Part 3, which examines the GC’s current take on technology trends, launching in February.
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