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An Interview with Annamaria Porcaro, Associate GC, Contracts at Ascena Retail Group

By on September 30, 2017 in Contracts, Corporate Counsel, General Counsel

In an interview, Annamaria Porcaro, associate general counsel, contracts at Ascena Retail Group and winner of the General Commercial Individual of the Year award at the 2017 Global Counsel Awards, gives her opinion on what it takes to be a successful in-house counsel, the best way to advise senior leadership and what winning the award meant to her.

In the interview published by Lexology, she describes her role in the company, what led to to a career in-house, the most challenging situation that she has faced, what challenges in-house lawyers are likely to face over the next few years, when outside counsel is used, the essential qualities for a successful in-house lawyer, and what’s important for in-house counsel to consider when advising senior leadership.

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