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What Is the Most Important Task of In-House Counsel?

Of the many responsibilities of in-house attorneys, one of the most significant (if not the most important in many situations) relates to the selection and retention of outside counsel for each matter entrusted to the in-house attorneys.

Accordingly, those attorneys should establish a regular process by which to identify and select "appropriate counsel" for each matter in order that the selection is more targeted to the needed talent and qualities and defensible.

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