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The risk report – Reputations tarnished as #MeToo fallout hits the legal profession

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#MeToo blotted the risk landscape in 2018, as firms wrestled with the fallout in a year where the profession’s ethics were put under the spotlight

Online Overreach

Trusted Advisor: Women in leadership

image of business woman walking through spotlightIn a collaboration between GC and Finnegan, key partners and senior in-house clients explore the challenges for women in assuming leadership roles in the legal industry, through a series of videos and extensive editorial.

Catching Opportunity

image of pokemonFor many, the lead in-house legal role at The Pokémon Company International is a dream come true. For CLO Don McGowan, it cemented his reputation as a gaming and entertainment law expert and enabled him to serve as a Hollywood producer.

Sign Here

image of silicon valley illustrationGC examines the boom of cloud-based tech start-ups going public through the eyes of DocuSign chief legal, privacy and compliance officer Reggie Davis, who has overseen the high-profile IPOs of two major tech companies.

In Conversation...

image of gcsIn the latest edition of GC, we spoke one-on-one with Samantha Von Hoene, Peter Seka, Tom Johnson and Scott Weber.

GC + Finnegan: Trusted Advisor – Women in Leadership

Life In Law

image of Chris YoungChance took Ironclad GC Chris Young from basketball to a key role in Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, in preparation for GC stints at two venture-backed tech upstarts.

International Arbitration Centre

image of International Arbitration CentreFebruary 2019 saw the opening of London’s newest arbitration centre or ADR venue – the International Arbitration Centre. GC catches up with CEO Owen Lawrence who heads this bold new venture.

Talking To TED

image of TED talkNishat Ruiter, general counsel of TED Conferences, shares her unique and intuitive take on compliance training.

Fitting In-House Counsel Together

image of attendees at MOSAIC eventMOSAIC is an initiative pairing in-house counsel with more experienced lawyers for mentorship and career guidance. In December of 2018, MOSAIC joined The Legal 500 to launch a partnership initiative.

GC Powerlist: United States 2019

image of New York aerial nightIn March 2019, The Legal 500 will launch the GC Powerlist: United States 2019, pulling nominations from GCs and private practice counterparts alike to shine a light on the hard work and talent within the in-house community.

Time Is The Most Valuable Asset

image of light wavesThe Legal 500’s publishing director, David Burgess, considers the value of taking time out to listen and engage with colleagues in the legal industry.