Creating A Win-Win Relationship With Corporate Counsel

Building strong relationships between your company’s in-house corporate counsel and outside counsel is crucial to developing trust, effective representation, and retention to meet your corporate needs.

The keys to doing so are:

• Understanding what’s important to the business client in the relationship

• Setting specific goals for each project

• Developing workable budgets

• Fashioning clear fee arrangements

• Creating a quality work product that relates to goals

• Achieving desired outcomes

These things take effective communication, continual effort and focus.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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