ACC Docket: 10 Skills Today's In-House Counsel Need
Updated: Nov 15, 2021
The legal profession has changed significantly over the past decade. We are finely attuned to the news headlines of the latest corporate scandals and how our jobs are on the line. We are often the last line of defense for corporate reputation and protecting the interests of employees, shareholders, and the public.
So, how exactly have things changed in terms of the skills, knowledge, and abilities we need to be effective? What attributes are needed now that weren’t on the table 10 years ago? Recently, I presented a masterclass to ACC members, “How Promotable Are You? Using the 5 Key Elements of Promotability,” which details career
development strategies for corporate attorneys. Click below for my article with a list of additional attributes that all modern in-house counsel should possess.