A January 2013 Legal Exchange Network report about general counsels and chief compliance officers showed that these professionals will prioritize increasing department efficiencies and enhancing cost management in 2013.
"I think that retail is a very cyclical business. You’re hot and you’re not, especially in apparel retail. Since I joined the company in ’99, we have seen huge ups and downs. The nice things is those ups and downs are not really reflected in the legal department. Whether we’re having a high comp year or a low comp year, the work is pretty similar in the legal department."