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Hiring Attorney for In-House Legal Department

As the President of your corporation you now need to hire an attorney to serve as General Counsel and head up your in-house legal department.

What are the three most important factors you will use in assessing candidates for the job of General Counsel?

Do you want to hire a General Counsel with criminal law experience, civil law experience, both, something else?

What other characteristics will you look for in your General Counsel?

Keep in mind that your General Counsel will interact frequently with your risk management group.

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I would hire a General Counsel with a diverse background. I think the 3 most important factors are civil law experience, community experience and overall years of experience. Meaning, the General Counsel would have to had several ...

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150 words outline the traits of an ideal candidate for the attorney General Counsel position in corporation.