Profile’s 2014 Top General Counsel

Each year we bring you a collection of those standard bearers who are raising the bar for in-house counsel. This year’s picks know how to be true partners to the business: They are risk mitigators, voices of reason, and sounding boards for the CEO. They drive growth, champion culture, and are pushing their companies to new frontiers. And ultimately, they help define what a modern enterprise needs from its legal function. They are general counsel, and they’re here to stay.

Click each corporate counsel’s name to read what makes them standout counsel:

KIRKLAND HICKS

Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Towers Watson

DAVID GOLDEN
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary, Eastman

JULIE JACOBS

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, AOL

DAVID STRYKER

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Huntsman

TODD KINGMA

Executve Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Perrigo

JIM BALDWIN

Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Dr Pepper Snapple Group

ALLEN WAXMAN

Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Eisai Inc.

BRACKETT DENNISTON
Senior Vice President & General Counsel, General Electric