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Companies without an in-house lawyer might consider an “outsourced general counsel”

If your company does not want to invest in a full-time employee lawyer, it nevertheless might want to have an experienced generalist work on site one-to-three days a week as a rent-a-GC, an outsourced general counsel.

A number of former in-house lawyers or veteran law firm partners offer this service. Included in this group is a firm in Texas, Phillips & Reiter, which hosts a web site that advertises the service .