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The benefits of hiring outside general counsel

Entrepreneurs who launch their own business always have to think about how their business will succeed. One important part business owners can’t overlook is the value of having legal advice to ensure their success. Business law attorneys can advise entrepreneurs on everything from business formation to dealing with employee matters.

One way many small- and medium-sized business owners get the legal help they need is to hire outside general counsel. Some of the advantages of hiring outside general counsel include the following:

  1. You can ensure you are following all regulatory and employment law rules.
  2. You can ensure that the business contracts you create are enforceable.
  3. You can have guidance on how to avoid contract disputes and employee issues.
  4. You have an established relationship with an attorney who can deal with any lawsuits or disputes your business encounters.
  5. You have an attorney who has worked enough with your business that he or she understands your goals, operations and legal needs.
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