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Elizabeth Sacksteder Quoted in Corporate Counsel Article on Transitioning to an In-House Role

March 2, 2019

Litigation partner Elizabeth Sacksteder was quoted in the March 2 Corporate Counsel article, “Going In-House: What Law Firm Partners Need to Understand.” Elizabeth discusses the major shift in responsibilities and roles from outside counsel to senior in-house lawyer. “In a law firm, you’re doing the job you were trained to do,” she says. “But a senior in-house role requires a lot of skills they don’t teach you in law school, like building consensus, management, and working with a financial team, external auditors, investor relations and the press. And you have to advise on matters that are way outside your expertise and comfort zone, so key attributes include the ability to get up to speed quickly and provide a definitive recommendation in real time.”

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