April 01, 2017

The Attorneys on the Inside: Functions and Goals of In-House Legal Counsel

Pervin R. Taleyarkhan

Why hire an attorney? The answer is quite simple: attorneys are hired to help resolve legal issues. Why hire an in-house attorney? The answer to this question is often not quite so simple. Many factors can influence an organization’s decision of whether to hire an in-house legal counsel or create an in-house legal group. Here, I offer a glimpse into some of the functions of in-house counsel that can drive this decision-making process.

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