Retaining sound legal counsel for your company isn’t just for creating and filing documents or getting people out of trouble. The time to seek counsel, as you’ll soon hear, is before you actually need it. And it's a smart, strategic business move.
When you ask the average person about seeking legal counsel, the first thought that comes to their mind is “well I haven’t done anything wrong to need an attorney”. Or of course the obvious, “attorneys cost too much money and there are plenty of DIY sites where I can download documents and DIY”.
Next to hiring your employees, finding great legal counsel is an important piece of growing a great company. Those large companies with an entire legal team were once the smallest companies that started out with at least one attorney. And having that protective ally enabled them to make crucial decisions and take vital steps to grow and scale their companies.
In this episode, my guest and I talk about how to plan a legal strategy for your growing company.