General Counsel Appraisal Letter Template

A general counsel is often referred to as a corporation’s main attorney and primary source of legal advice but to deserve such titles, an individual needs to work hard and be efficient in every task assigned to him or her.

If you are thinking of creating a nice appraisal letter for such a dedicated and capable employee of yours then going through this sample written by me will definitely be a great help as having a look at it, you will be able to frame yours ideally.

Letter Template: 1

[Mention the name of the Sender]

[Mention the name of the Company of the Sender]


[Zip Code]


Phone Number:


Subject: Summing up your performance as a General Counsel.

Dear [Mention the name of the Addressee],

Your role as a General Counsel in [Mention the name of the company] has been very important to us. You have contributed a lot in raising the goodwill of this company since [mention the number of years or months] in the legal division.

With your guidance on the laws related to the business and company, [mention the name of the company] has achieved tremendous growth since last [mention the number of years].

Your collaborative nature and hard work have impressed the Board of Directors and your senior Manager.

We are hopeful that you will become far better at handling legal matters than now and make our company proud. You have not only proved to be a better in-house lawyer but also as the best company advisor. 

From the first day of your joining, we could make out that you can evaluate risks very well.

You are highly proficient in framing excellent business strategies.  You have always taken an unconditional initiative in educating the employees about the company’s laws and raising awareness of maintaining complaint-based performance. 

You have given excellent guidance on client handling skills on a compliant basis. With your support, we are able to solve the crisis and disputes on the production floor.

You have helped us to locate the drawbacks of our company and solve many legal disputes with our competitors.

You have proved your ability in managing the budget of the company and thus our company from unnecessary expenditure. In regards to making legal documentation and drafting, we rely on your powerful writing skills.

As we assess you on a yearly basis, your performance as the General Counsel of the company has exceeded expectations. We have noticed that you do not hesitate to come to the office for extra hours of work even during the weekends.

Hence, we do not feel the need of hiring any other attorney for handling the company’s legal matters apart from you. 

Wish you a wonderful career ahead as a General Counsel.

With Warm Regards,

Thanking you,

Yours Faithfully, 

[Mention the name of the sender].


Company’s Name,

Office Contact No.:

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