No more firsts | In the Spotlight: Beth Nolan

GC sat down with Beth Nolan – the first female to be appointed White House counsel. Serving during President Bill Clinton’s administration, Nolan would go on to become general counsel of George Washington University, a position she currently holds. She reflects on her personal journey through the law and her rise to the pinnacle of the profession.

GC Powerlist: United states 2019 | GC Powerlist

In March 2019, The Legal 500 will launch the GC Powerlist. The Powerlist pulled nominations from GCs and private practice counterparts alike to shine a light on the hard work and talent within the in-house community, writes The Legal 500 publishing director, David Burgess.

Catching Opportunity | Gaming and entertainment law

For many, the lead in-house legal role at The Pokémon Company International is a dream come true. For chief legal officer Don McGowan, it has meant the cementing of his reputation as a gaming and entertainment law expert and the opportunity to serve as a Hollywood producer.

Life of the cutting edge | Frontiers of disruptive tech

GC magazine partnered with Winston & Strawn to host a roundtable discussion with general counsel at the frontiers of technological innovation in the heart of Silicon Valley. From AI to regulation, their insights paint a picture of uncertainty – but equally one of cautious optimism about the future of business.

International Arbitration Centre | Raising The Bar

February 2019 saw the opening of London’s newest arbitration centre or ADR venue – the International Arbitration Centre. catches up with CEO Owen Lawrence, who left his role as senior practice manager at a leading barristers’ chambers to head this bold new venture.

Trusted advisor: women in leadership | Being the change

Demand for boosting the representation of women in leadership has become a common refrain in both business and the business of law. GC met with female leaders at IP powerhouse Finnegan, along with a selection of clients, to reflect on leadership in the legal profession – and how to prosper at the top echelons of legal life.