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Why Law Firms Should Hire GCs

February 18, 2015

In an article on Feb. 17, 2015, Nelson Mullins’ Atlanta office Managing Partner Michael Hollingsworth discusses the strategic benefit of hiring former in-house counsel. “When it comes to really knowing a business and the way legal issues affect all its moving parts, there’s no substitute for working inside a company and developing day-to-day working relationships with the business people,” Hollingsworth told Law360. He goes on to explain that former in-house lawyers at Nelson Mullins have a better sense of what clients will view as wasteful and therefore provide better value by helping the legal team strip out the unnecessary. The complete article is available to Law360 subscribers here.