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I am setting new goals for the future…

Setting goals. Aerial view of target carved into ground

by Joe Schohl I am setting new goals for the future. Not just new versions of old goals, but rather new types of goals. Ones reflecting who I want to be, not just what I want to achieve. Be Kind. Imagine a world where everyone is kind to one another. That’s the world I want to […]

GCWest Cares 2023

GC West Cares 2023 Boys & Girls Club

As summer drew to a close, GCWest gathered once again for our treasured annual event – the GCWest Cares Back to School Backpack Drive.  This annual event has become a favorite among members of the firm, as it provides us the opportunity to work together with our children, while giving back to our local community. […]

A Cup o’ Joe: The Value of In-Person Connections

IPMI Healthcare Law & Compliance Institute in Pasadena

Last month we had the opportunity as a sponsor to attend the IPMI Healthcare Law & Compliance Institute held at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena.  It is an event that includes over 75 healthcare General Counsel and Chief Legal Officers. The presentations on such topics such as recent antitrust enforcement activity in healthcare, the federal […]

Peak Performer: Nest Health – Bringing Whole Family Healthcare to the Home

GCWest’s mission, to provide world-class general counsel services to businesses transforming healthcare, has paired us with industry innovators willing to think differently to create better models and approaches to care. Nest Health, a New Orleans-based healthcare start-up founded by Dr. Rebekah Gee and Rebecca Kavoussi in 2022, is one such example. Nest Health was created […]

7 Things I Did to Become a General Counsel

by Joseph Schohl When I’m asked for advice on how to become a Chief Legal Officer / General Counsel, I often remind the person asking that there is no one right way to become GC. Ultimately people must find what works best for them. Having said that, here are 7 things I did to become […]

A Cup o’ Joe: Let the Outside In

joe at santa cruz island

Earlier in the year I sent a note to a group of parents with executive-level jobs with the following advice: “In these roles, the responsibilities are significant and the demands endless. Never forget to unplug, get outside, and enjoy quality time with the ones you love.” Recently, I felt overloaded, on edge, too easily provoked, […]

The Value of Secondments


Your chief compliance officer abruptly leaves the company with a stack of issues pending review, and the list is growing longer each day. One of your in-house lawyers has announced she will be going on maternity leave in a few months, and you are not sure how everything will get done without her. Your company […]

Peak Performer: Radiology Partners 10 Years of Transforming Radiology


GCWest’s mission, to provide world-class general counsel services to businesses transforming healthcare, has always paired us with industry innovators willing to revolutionize the status quo. One shining example is Radiology Partners (RP), founded in 2012 with a mission to transform radiology. A decade later, RP is the largest radiology practice in the nation and the […]

2nd Annual GCWest Cares

back to school

After an adventurous and fun-filled summer, the team at GCWest gathered together with our kids to host our 2nd annual “GCWest Cares” backpack drive to provide new backpacks and school supplies for local elementary students in need. This year, we were even joined by a couple of our magnificent clients. The event has become a […]