To be able to chose a law firm for the company that is self owned and a company which is small or medium size there are many things that you should know about.
There is a difference between the law firm and the lawyer and one must always choose the lawyer and not the firm as a whole. The lawyers in every firm vary in their aptitude and their experience which they have acquired. They also specialize in different aspects of the business and thus you need to find the lawyer who practices business law. The unfortunate part is that there are many lawyers who claim to have been practicing business law when actually they have no experience in the field and have no business background to associate with. This makes them a very bad choice for the business owners.
There are a number of small law firms that are opened up by big attorneys who have retired from the big firms and now want their profits entirely to themselves and not to be associated to any firm overhead. These small firms avoid the large overhead costs and reduce the huge salaries and egos. There is a problem though with these big attorneys who have retired and taken to opening their own private firms and it is the fact that they might be good as lawyers but may be incompetent to run such a firm properly.
Since the business in question here is a small or medium firm there seems to be no reason why it should go about hiring a big lawyer firm when the work can be handled by these small ones. It makes more sense to pick a firm that is big enough to handle the cases and small enough to give devoted attention to the problems of the firm.
There are many small companies which cannot afford the large firms and thus these smaller lawyer firms are places which provide us a lot of scope in developments. There needs to be a unique selling point of every firm and there are so many factors that one needs to be looking into to be able to set up a law firm no matter how small but it should be able to provide satisfactory…