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What Can An Outside General Counsel Lawyer Help You With?

Lawyers who are outside general counsels assist clients with a variety of business-related legal matters. This includes employment, intellectual property protection, corporate maintenance, negotiations, and the drafting of agreements.

How Much Does It Cost To Hire An Outside General Counsel Lawyer In The U.S.?

The cost of outside legal counsel can vary depending on the amount of legal assistance required, but the standard rate can be upwards of $200 per hour. Although this can compound to several thousands of dollars per month, it’s considered much more cost-effective compared to hiring a full-time, in-house lawyer.

How To Find The Best Outside General Counsel Lawyer

To find the best lawyer that offers outside general counsel services, consider asking around for referrals. This will ensure that the lawyer has been properly vetted with proof of their excellent service and competency. You can also check local bar associations, or utilize online platforms like UpCounsel.

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FAQs About Outside General Counsel Lawyers And Law

What Does Outside General Counsel Mean?

Outside general counsels are external entities hired by businesses to deal with issues that would normally be dealt with by in-house lawyers.

Why Do Companies Hire Outside Counsel?

Companies utilize outside general counsel services when they need assistance with legal matters, but can’t afford to hire a lawyer to work for their business as an employee. Outside legal counsel is a cost-effective alternative.

What Types Of Situations Demand Outside Counsel?

Outside legal counsel is usually needed when businesses are facing legal challenges (such as acquisitions or mergers) that require the specialty of a lawyer. It’s also not uncommon for businesses to hire additional outside counsel to help when their in-house team is overburdened.

Seth W.

Seth Wiener

1212 reviews
As an experienced trial lawyer and litigator, Seth Wiener has resolved numerous federal and state litigations. His cases have included everything from family law to bankruptcy to fraud and more. Before Seth formed his own firm, the Law Office of Seth W. Wiener, he worked for several prominent law offices where he gained a great deal of experience.
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Geoffrey A.

Geoffrey Amend

787 reviews
Geoffrey Amend has over 21 years of experience as a business attorney. He is licensed to practice law in Kansas. Geoffrey has represented numerous corporate clients, including JungleBee, MomoCentral and APIMATIC. He started his own legal firm in 2013 and was the general counsel at Chelsea Partner before starting his own firm. Geoffrey graduated with a J.D. in law from the Washburn University School of Law in 1995.
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Steven S.

Steven Stark

577 reviews
For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
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Lauri D.

Lauri Donahue

514 reviews
Lauri Donahue has been practicing law for more than 25 years. She advises high-tech, media, and entertainment companies in the U.S., Israel, and the EU on matters including technology licensing, entertainment law, video game law, anti-piracy, antitrust, IP litigation, and patent monetization. Ms. Donahue also trains and manages multi-shore teams and teaches law in the U.S. and overseas.
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Scott S.

Scott Stram

384 reviews
As a member of both the New York and New Jersey Bars, Scott Stram is an accomplished lawyer with experience in a range of legal and business areas. This includes corporate law, data security, compliance, real estate, and intellectual property. Before founding Stram Law, Scott was a compliance officer for a company that performed property audits, a director of a security consulting practice, and an operations officer for Viacom and CBS.
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Neil G.

Neil Gandhi

325 reviews
Neil Ghandhi has 12 years of experience as a corporate attorney. He is licensed to practice law in both New York and New Jersey. Neil received his legal degree from the Fordham University School of Law. Neil is experienced in securities and finances, and often assists startup companies overcome legal obstacles. He has been the chief legal officer at ComicsVerse.com since December 2015, as well as the managing attorney at his own legal office since January 2014.
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Jake S.

Jake Siciliano

250 reviews
Jake graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law where he focused on international trademark and corporate law. As of 2022, he has obtained his L.L.M. in Financial Compli... read more
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David Y.

David Yamaguchi

234 reviews
Startups and small businesses sometimes need someone who can deal with complex transactions on an international playing field. David Yamaguchi specializes in content hosting issues and intellectual property. He concentrates his practice in the United States, Asia, India, and Europe. Whether you are a business giant or a startup, Mr. Yamaguchi can provide legal advice that fits your needs.
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Mario N.

Mario Naim

225 reviews
Mario's firm focuses on serving growth companies throughout the venture capital life cycle from startups to public companies. The firm provides services related to business law, specifically corporate, securities, business combinations and commercial transactions. He has also helped foreign clients in the acquisitions of businesses in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
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Joshua S.

Joshua Soloway

205 reviews
He has experience as an entrepreneur, investment banker, strategic adviser and corporate finance attorney. Joshua is currently a Managing Director of Soloway Group, PC Counselors at Law. His focus is on corporate finance, securities, capital raising and general corporate matters. His legal advice extends to private and public companies. He attended Boston University School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctorate.
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