The InnovaCounsel Advantage

Cost-Conscious Legal Services

  • Works on-site at your office, part or full time.
  • Are senior general counsel attorneys with 10 or more years of in-house legal experience
  • Have worked as business insiders—employees of small-, medium- and large–sized public and private companies and have:
    • A deep understanding of how to balance legal considerations with business demands
    • The skills to provide pragmatic solutions to everyday problems
    • An appreciation for a company’s culture, ways of doing business and tolerance of risk
    • Keep close tabs on overall legal issues and costs
  • Are part of your senior management team, offering ongoing counsel to the CEO, CFO and key management
  • Understand enterprise-wide risk and how to properly manage it
  • Are self-directed
  • Manage outside lawyers and act as a single point of contact
  • Have broad-based in-house legal experience, enabling them to cover a wide variety of matters
  • Are proactive, seek and identify risk areas and develop management and mitigation measures
  • Provide legal services for a fixed monthly fee (consistently lower than traditional hourly fees)
 Traditional Law Firm Attorneys
  • Are reactive, waiting for clients to initiate projects
  • Work remotely from their law firms’ offices
  • Often assign your legal work to much less experienced associate lawyers, submitting to partners only for review
  • Have typically only worked for law firms and aren’t accustomed to how legal advice does and doesn’t work in the client environment
  • Have a limited relationship with clients (project-by-project work)
  • Are only exposed to the risks from the project or transaction on which they are working
  • Must be managed by someone within the client company
  • Are often highly specialized and limited in the type of work they can handle
  • Provide legal services for high hourly fees
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