August 23, 2017

Making the Leap to the Corporate World

August 27, 2013

What was the biggest challenge you experienced when transitioning your career from a law firm to the corporate world, and what advice do you have for others making the leap?

Think Broadly 
In many ways, the corporate world is more layered than a law firm. To succeed, you must build support for your advice and career development from a large group of stakeholders with diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. It is not always easy to be inclusive with such a broad group, but doing so will enable you to be successful and will expand your skills and abilities. So embrace the challenge!

 

Patricia O’Prey, Senior Counsel, GE Capital, Norwalk, Connecticut

 

Keywords: woman advocate, litigation, transition

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