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Redefining the role of the outside counsel litigator

What are four characteristics that general counsel should look for in their outside litigation team?

General counsel should look for four important qualities in their outside counsel: The first is being an outstanding and ethical lawyer. The second is exhibiting responsiveness. The third is offering a practical and cost-effective approach. The fourth is being a tireless advocate for your client.

As to what defines an “outstanding” lawyer, general counsel should insist that their external legal team be:

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Stephanie Resnick is chair of Fox Rothschild’s Directors’ & Officers’ Liability & Corporate Governance Practice Group and former chair of the firm-wide Litigation Department, a...

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