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Your General Counsel has left and you are being promoted to "Interim General Counsel"... and the company is not necessarily committed to removing the "interim" part of your new title.
The best résumé advice is to custom tailor whenever possible.
The answer to when you should move in-house is: whenever you can.
Make sure your responsibilities match your title, especially if you're at a smaller company.
The specifics of growing within your current job will be different for everyone, but here are a few possibilities that may resonate as examples.