2021 has been an unprecedented year in the legal industry. While firms were cautious during the first part of Covid, they emerged late last fall and into 2021 with a boom in legal work and a serious need for more lawyers to do that work.

Client demand led to a boom in legal hiring unlike

This is the latest post in the success tips for in-house counsel series by Dimitri Mastrocola. It’s critical to have a 90-day action plan in place when you first assume a general counsel role.

Here are a few suggestions on how to outline your 90-day action plan as an incoming GC:


  • a checklist

Here’s the latest guest post in the in-house counsel success series by Major Lindsey & Africa legal recruiter Dimitri Mastrocola.

Before starting a new general counsel role, it’s important to schedule pre-start date conversations with key internal stakeholders.

Which means reaching to the CEO, other executive team members, the Board, direct reports and strategic

This is a guest post written by Major Lindsay & Africa’s Dimitri Mastrocola, an executive search consultant focusing on placing in-house counsel, who you must follow on LinkedIn for his terrific daily tips on success for in-house counsel and how lawyers can go in-house.

You’ve just accepted an offer to become a general counsel.