Finding the Right Lawyer

February 2009
Best's Review;Feb2009, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p88
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of choosing a trial attorney who offers a broad base of commercial experience. Transactional counsel already knows the ins and outs of the industry, although there are times when a specialist might be needed. It cites that a good litigator who understands a certain concept would challenge management's thought processes and help avoid litigation. It is noted that an attorney who has experienced in the trenches makes an invaluable up-front adviser.


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