Our question to Ms. Rao was:
What is your process for selecting outside counsel?"
She let us know that:
There are many ways that you can select outside counsel but personal relationships and connections are most significant. Additionally, showing expertise as a subject matter expert in a particular area by writing articles and client alerts are helpful. Once engaged in a matter, regular communication updates are a must. It is very off-putting if you find out after the fact that motion was filed and you were not alerted."
Ms. Rao's response is something that we've heard a number of times - "personal relationships and connections are most significant." But she further expands that, suggesting, as we would expect, expertise is important - and showing that expertise through articles and client alerts is helpful.Continue Reading...