It's not uncommon for corporations to seek new outside counsel for each investigation or lawsuit, but doing so requires an in-house legal department that is adept at selecting outside counsel that not only meets its needs, but doesn't cost it an arm and a leg.
This isn't exactly the easiest thing in the world, with dozens of law firms each claiming to be right for the job.
So how should you select outside counsel? And how do you streamline the process?
There's no correct answer to these questions, but here are a few tips.