The modern general counsel is more than a business attorney.  He or she is a lawyer-statesperson who is an outstanding technical expert, a wise counselor and effective leader and who has a major role assisting the corporation achieve the fundamental goal of global capitalism: the fusion of high performance with high integrity and sound risk management.

In the latest issue of Forum, Ben W. Heineman Jr., former chief legal officer of General Electric Company, discusses how the modern general counsel has become far more sophisticated, capable and influential, transforming the realities of both business and law.

For more on the most recent issue of Forum, click here. And to read the complete issue of Forum, download the Know 360 app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.


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