The General Counsel has never been more integral to the success of today’s Fortune 1000 companies. The position is one with increasing responsibilities of major significance to the business, including duties that extend beyond the traditional legal sphere and into the strategic direction of the business. There can be no doubt that today’s General Counsel plays a key role in the long-term success of any large corporate enterprise.
This survey was developed and distributed in connection with an invitation-only event hosted by Consero Group in June 2014 for General Counsel from Fortune 1000 companies. While the survey was limited to 57 participants, the answers provide valuable insight into the perspective and concerns of this group of senior corporate executives.