The Critical Role of the General Counsel

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Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM ET / 10:00 AM PT

The General Counsel (GC) role at public companies has risen in prominence in recent years. Specifically, over the last year, GC were asked to remain positive and instill confidence as they guided their organizations through turbulent times. It comes as no surprise that demand for top legal talent is at an all-time high. Join Equilar, BarkerGilmore and Meridian Compensation Partners for a discussion about the General Counsel’s shift from a highly ranked supporting role to an essential leadership position and what that means for the corporate environment going forward, as well as how that translates into pay packages for top legal officers.

Key Discussion Topics:

  • The role of General Counsel in corporate ESG and DE&I initiatives
  • Key factors that drive GC performance
  • What makes a law professional a “standout” General Counsel candidate?
  • Findings from the 2021 edition of General Counsel Pay Trends


Luis Mendoza
Head of Client Services

John Gilmore
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Adam Hearn
Senior Consultant
Meridian Compensation Partners