We’re considering engaging with an attorney or law firm to a) take a look at our existing policies, employment contracts and so forth, and b) give us recommendations on how we should develop new policies and procedures going forward. Of course, we would want representation in case we get sued, too. We’re in a relatively small city, and to my knowledge, no firms here specialize in employment law. Should we go with a local firm, for the sake of convenience and day-to-day contact? Or should we seek out a firm that specializes in employment law? Regardless, what kinds of questions should we ask to help us pick the best representation?—Steven
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