We provide support in the areas customarily managed by in-house legal departments.

Outsourced & Interim General Counsel

We provide general counsel services to organizations that don’t have a legal department or have temporary gaps in legal leadership. 

Representative engagements:

  • Served in interim general or senior in-house counsel roles for diverse organizations, including a school district, a public high-tech manufacturing company, a large privately-held drive-through coffee chain, and a global supplier of food products and supply chain management services.
  • Assessed a legal department’s performance against best practices and developed tools to support improvements.
  • Provided executive coaching for General Counsel.

Strategic Transactions Support

We help companies prepare for and manage complex business transactions, such as acquisitions (including post-transaction integration), dispositions, and financings. 

Representative engagements:

  • Served as outside general counsel guiding a manufacturing company through a complex restructuring and private-equity investment.
  • Served as outside general counsel to the acquiring company in a management buyout transaction.
  • Provided long-term, on-site support to a client involved in the acquisition of several small companies, developing templates and processes to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

Specialized In-house Support

We help companies add capacity to in-house legal teams for important strategic projects and initiatives, such as strategic planning, improving corporate governance and compliance policies, managing complex litigation, internal investigations, and conflict resolution.  

Representative engagements:

  • Assisted a public company with enhancements to its governance and compliance policies, as well as related training.
  • Conducted high-stakes workplace investigations and provided training to assist in post-investigation conflict resolution.
  • Supplemented the capacity of in-house legal teams by providing resources for commercial contract review and negotiation.

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