Our High-Level Solution to Handle Influx of PPP Loan Applications

The PPP had a significant impact on our client, a mid-sized local bank in the northeast. Shortly after the program was announced loan applications started flooding in, and soon over 6,000 loan applications needed to be processed. With their communities and small businesses depending upon them, the bank contacted Hire Counsel to provide temporary legal staff to assist with loan documentation. Within hours, Hire Counsel had identified, vetted and hired a team of Special Project Attorneys with lending backgrounds, who began processing the loans that very same week.

An Extraordinary Lending Environment Requires An Anything But Ordinary Response

Working with a single, bundled service provider to supply both staffing and technology for your document review comes with the risk they will excel in one area more than another. Alternatively, when you work with  several suppliers that each deliver on their core competency your review is inherently protected with checks and balances. Hire Counsel works rigorously with clients to understand their discovery needs, so we can optimize document review efficiencies that will increase the output of the review team and reduce the risk to our clients. We develop solutions that meet – and often exceed – our clients desired outcomes.

Telephone Interview Quick Tip Guide

Telephone Interview Quick Tip Guide Phone interviews are often used to screen candidates in order to narrow the pool of applicants who will be invited for in-person interviews. While you’re actively job searching, it’s important to prepare for a telephone interview the same as you would an in-person interview. We hope the information helps in…

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Technology and Staffing Separately When Outsourcing eDiscovery Services

Working with a single, bundled service provider to supply both staffing and technology for your document review comes with the risk they will excel in one area more than another. Alternatively, when you work with  several suppliers that each deliver on their core competency your review is inherently protected with checks and balances. Hire Counsel works rigorously with clients to understand their discovery needs, so we can optimize document review efficiencies that will increase the output of the review team and reduce the risk to our clients. We develop solutions that meet – and often exceed – our clients desired outcomes.

Our High-Level Approach to Managing a Second Request

The stakes were high when a Second Request required Hire Counsel to procure staff, technology and infrastructure in a single market within a week.

Hire Counsel Solution. We tapped our national database of 50,000 legal professionals to source a candidate pool of 1,500 experienced document reviewers. We employed more than 300 legal professionals, all of whom were prepared for work on time and within the client’s budget. Simultaneously, Hire Counsel acquired a 12,000 square foot review center, equipped it with state-of the art technology and software, and ensured that all security measures were in place. We stocked the office with supplies and amenities to make it a comfortable working environment for the review staff. The review center was open 7 days/week from 6am to midnight for several months to accommodate the large number of document reviewers.

Hire Counsel: Investing in Legal Human Capital to Create Value and Opportunities in the Legal Staffing Industry

In an industry that demands quality legal services at a high speed and affordable cost, contract legal work can be treated like a commodity, an idea that Hire Counsel aims to elucidate. Through their actions, Hire Counsel sets out to evangelize the legal community, helping the legal professionals they employ and the clients they serve to understand the importance of contract legal work.