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You might hire a corporate attorney to:

  • Form a new corporate entity
  • Advise on day-to-day issues that may raise legal questions

  • Represent the company in public-facing legal activities
  • Develop the company’s policies and positions on legal issues
  • Mediate and negotiate legal dealings with other organizations, such as contracts
  • Protect the company’s interests against legal rules and regulations
Required skills and qualifications
Preferred skills and qualifications
Licensed by the relevant state bar or professional association
A passion for business
Requisite experience in corporate practice
A sense of how to approach legal restrictions to enable business objectives
Superb analytical and communication skills
Computer literacy
An eye for detail
Excellent negotiation and managerial skills