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GC Careers and Leadership Lessons

  • 30 Nov 2023
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 66 Wellington Street West, Suite 5300, Toronto ON M5K 1E6

Thursday, November 30, 2023

GC Careers and Leadership Lessons

McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to host an evening of insights and discussions on advancing your career. This program is an opportunity to learn from leading experts about market and industry dynamics, the evolution of the GC and other leadership roles, and what organizations value in their leaders. You will also hear about the career trajectories of leading General Counsel and their insights on the different roles they have played along the way.

Attendees will take away important leadership lessons relevant to all stages of their careers such as:

  • Re-positioning and enhancing your personal brand both
    internally and externally
  • Building strategic relationships and alliances to strengthen
    your coalition of support
  • Planning for succession to give opportunities to others and
    gain career flexibility
  • Maintaining resilience and confidence while leading in the

This in-person only session will provide insights, tools, resources and a special gift to help you successfully navigate the many phases of your career. Learn more about our featured speakers below. For questions about this event, please contact

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023

Time (ET):  5:00 p.m. – Registration and Networking 
5:30 p.m. – Opening Remarks + Presentation
6:00 p.m. – GC Panel Discussion
7:00 p.m. – Closing Remarks + Cocktail Reception to follow


McCarthy Tétrault - Toronto
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower
66 Wellington Street West

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Giselle (Gigi) Basanta
General Legal Counsel, George Brown College

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Marni Dicker
Executive Vice President, Infrastructure and Chief Legal Officer, Canadian Premier League

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Gord Currie
Executive Vice-President and Chief Legal Officer, George Weston Ltd

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Shanin Lott
Consultant, Russell Reynolds Associates

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Opening and Closing Remarks by:
Godyne Sibay
Regional Managing Partner, Ontario Region
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Moderated by:
Judith McKay 
Chief Client and Innovation Officer, McCarthy Tétrault
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