When CNN asked its long-time law firm to look into the activity of popular anchor Chris Cuomo, nobody predicted the investigation would lead to the ouster of the media company’s president. Then the arrival of an anonymous note alleging sexual assault led to a broader inquiry, and some major corporate house cleaning. It’s a shocking turn of events, but it highlights exactly why … [Read more...] about What Will Your Internal Investigation Uncover?
Tackling the toughest deals is a reality of any business, but, as with all things, we are here to help. Indeed, the outside general counsel services we can provide are perhaps most valuable when your business is in the midst of an, especially hard-fought deal. Not only can our attorneys help you work through different negotiating strategies, but our experience in this arena can … [Read more...] about Outside General Counsel: Tackling the Toughest Deals
At the height of the pandemic, over two million New Jerseyans filed for unemployment. Now that the worst has passed, New Jersey residents are ready to get back to normal life. But many employees are hesitant to rise and grind. Fortunately, we’re helping small businesses attract employees post-pandemic. Dressel/Malikschmitt works as outside general counsel to New Jersey small … [Read more...] about Helping Small Businesses Attract Employees Post-Pandemic
Even companies with established in-house counsel may have a need to hire outside general counsel to cover unforeseen or uncharted circumstances. Often outside general counsel is called upon to help with supplemental assistance to in-house counsel, as well as internal investigations and litigation. Here’s how we at Dressel/Malikschmitt are here to support. Supplemental Help … [Read more...] about How Outside General Counsel Can Assist In-House Counsel
1. Less Headaches Less headaches are the #1 way outside general counsel makes life easier for our clients. With great outside general counsel—ideally hired before problems arise—the client gets professional, experienced catastrophe prevention. Outside general counsel will draft airtight contracts, make sure the business avoids any obvious problems, and set the business up to … [Read more...] about 6 Ways Outside General Counsel Makes Life Easier