Outside General Counsel Always Part of the Relationship Between Business and Law

In a recent article published by the Rochester Business Journal, Craig S. Wittlin, a corporate attorney and Managing Partner at Harter Secrest & Emery, highlights the rewarding nature of serving as outside general counsel for a corporation—bridging the gap between traditional lawyering and offering strategic advice to clients. Wittlin emphasizes the importance of law firms investing time and energy to understand the client’s business. He believes clients seek efficient lawyers focused on problem-solving, aligning legal advice with business objectives. The article also features insights from other legal professionals, showcasing the evolving landscape of outside general counsel services.

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