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 companies and organizations, including a school district, a public high-tech manufacturing company, and a large privately-held drive-through coffee chain.
  • Developed tools to assess a legal department’s performance against best practices in customary in-house legal functions, as well as tools to support improvements.
  • Provided executive coaching for General Counsel.

Strategic Transactions Support

We help companies prepare for and manage complex business transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, and financings. We also provide post-transaction integration and support.

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. Examples include strategic planning, creating or enhancing corporate governance and compliance policies, managing complex litigation, internal investigations, and conflict resolution.

Representative engagements:

  • Assessed an in-house legal department’s structure and effectiveness to evaluate how well-positioned the department was for growth.
  • Assisted a public company client with enhancements to its governance and compliance policies and procedures, as well as related training.
  • Oversaw and conducted high-stakes workplace investigations and developed training materials to assist in post-investigation conflict resolution.
  • Supplemented the capacity of in-house legal teams for several organizations by providing resources for commercial contract review and negotiation.

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