Wrap up: The Modern GC: Lawyers as Leaders

A very insightful and thought-provoking GC Forum on Thursday with Ben Heineman, Jr. , author of “The Inside Counsel Revolution”. With more than 40 Canadian law department leaders joining in the conversation, it was a very informative dialogue!

Key takeaway: The “partner-guardian” tension that exists between the GC and CEO is critical. The “partner” role that the GC undertakes can never undercut the guardian role BUT being an effective partner makes the GC a more effective guardian.

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