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Empower Your Journey from Deputy GC to GC with Ready Set GC

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Empower Your Journey from Deputy GC to GC with Ready Set GC

Are you a female Deputy General Counsel aspiring to step into a General Counsel role but feeling unsure about the path forward? Do you know someone who is looking for guidance in their journey?

At Ready Set GC, we've been closely following the conversations and challenges faced by the talented lawyers eager to make this transition. Numerous reports have highlighted a critical gap in resources and mentoring for those aiming to navigate from the Deputy General Counsel position to the General Counsel seat.

We're thrilled to announce a game-changing opportunity. On February 12, 2025, in partnership with Skadden Arps, we will host the inaugural "Ready Set DGC to GC" in downtown Chicago. This exclusive, one-day program is designed to illuminate the path to the GC role through in-depth conversations, strategic planning sessions, and invaluable networking opportunities with peers and mentors who've successfully navigated this journey.

Who Should Apply?

The program is specifically tailored for 25 ambitious women in Deputy GC, or equivalent, roles, who report directly to their organization's most senior legal executive. We're looking for participants who are not just looking for a change but are ready to be the change.

Why Apply?

  • Unique Value Proposition: Gain insights into the essential skills, exposure, and strategic acumen required to thrive as a General Counsel.

  • Exclusive Networking: Connect with a supportive community of peers and mentors dedicated to your growth and success.

  • Actionable Strategies: Leave with a personalized roadmap to navigate your career progression confidently.


Visit to submit your interest form. Space is limited, and we're committed to curating a cohort that reflects the diversity and dynamism of the legal profession.


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