How to Get the Most Value from Your In-house Lawyer

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Now that you’ve found the “right” one, let’s focus on how to get the most value from your newest hire.

Custom is Better

First, ask yourself a philosophical question that illustrates a key point: if the costs were roughly equal, would you prefer a pre-made burger or one that’s made to order? An “off the rack” suit or one that is custom-tailored just for you? Read More

Is “Prior Industry Experience” (PIE) Important When Choosing an In-house Lawyer?

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Benefits of PIE

While PIE may conjure up images of scrumptious fillings, we’re referring  to “Prior Industry Experience” and whether it is essential to your choice of attorney hire.

After all, an attorney with PIE will already know the industry jargon and the “commercial norms” of your particular business segment. Read More

Know Your Business Needs Before Hiring In-House Counsel

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You’re probably also spending more money on legal counsel, so, perhaps, you’ve been wondering whether you should hire an in-house lawyer to save some of that green.

Before you start searching for candidates, however, there are a few things to consider.

We thought we’d start a blog series to share a few tips that our clients have found helpful. Read More