One of the best ways to win legal battles is to prevent them in the first place. With a strong business background, OCL possesses a unique perspective on strategic business solutions and legal strategies to minimize and reduce risk, liability, and adversity for you and your company. As your Outside Chief Legal, we can continue to protect and promote you and your company in many ways, including:
OCL has extensive experience working with all kinds of commercial contracts, both in the US and across the globe. We can also offer service for the entire lifecycle of a contract, including strategic counsel, contract negotiation, relationship management after execution, and enforcement if issues arise.
OCL represents private companies, whether on the buy-side or the sell-side, in connection with a broad range of strategic transactions, including sales and dispositions of assets, mergers, reorganizations, and joint ventures.
We regularly represent businesses in a wide range of transactions, from the formation of the entity and the start-up phase through growth to financial, regulatory, and other transactions required in the day-to-day operation. We make sure you're organized, thinking long-term, and ready to move.
Your Board deserves to have someone with experience, judgment, discretion, and deep and up-to-date expertise in handling Board matters. OCL can assist with the fundamentals, like Board Secretary duties, and help you build trust and credibility with your Board and your company's investors.
Business value enhancement strategies can range from risk analysis to marketing strategies and industry comparison. When performed together, they can make a significant difference to a company's value and its sales price.
OCL can carry high-level administrative duties to give CEOs time to focus on more strategic goals. We can help you manage and integrate anything from human resources, facilities, legal affairs, and admin to communications, partner channels, and government affairs. We earn the respect of employees and ensure efficiency that supports and enables rapid growth.