The reasons why smaller law firms offer significant advantages to companies are well known—this is especially true for businesses that are midsized or emerging. But the following is a primer for in-house counsel when their businesses are facing litigation and need help from outside counsel.
The list of reasons why small law firms offer big advantages is well known—this is especially true for businesses that are midsized or emerging. But here's a quick review. With a smaller law firm, seasoned attorneys are the norm, rather than the associates who typically handle day-to-day business for the big law firms.
After more than five years of litigation, Firm partner, Norm Finkel, successfully resolved a noteworthy case stemming from the 2008 financial collapse, in which Buffalo Grove-based American Enterprise Bank sought a $60 million recovery against Arnold Becker, its former chairman.