How To Work With Outside Counsel In A Crisis

Law360 (October 18, 2019, 5:06 PM EDT) -- Whether a crisis stems from an accident, scandal or cyberattack, in-house lawyers and other core members of a company's response team will likely be caught up in the specifics of a given situation and need to lean on outside counsel for help on long-term liabilities that may crop up down the road.

Regardless of the situation or industry, the decisions made in the immediate aftermath of a crisis can be crucial to whether a business makes it out on the other side relatively intact. And when working with outside law firms, there are certain discussions and procedures that in-house attorneys should...

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