Bloomberg Law
Dec. 15, 2020, 11:01 AM

The Black General Counsel Project: Spire’s Mark Darrell

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

In-house attorneys should focus on the creation of trusting relationships across the corporation and on better understanding the business in order to be successful, according to Mark Darrell, the senior vice president and chief legal and compliance officer of energy company Spire Inc.

“The failure to build trust with in-house clients can be detrimental to the lawyer’s in-house career. It is also equally important that you learn the business and, specifically, what makes the business successful and profitable,” Darrell said in a recent Bloomberg Law survey.

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