FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: What is the typical monthly fee? How is this fee determined?
A: Monthly fees are generally between $3,000 and $10,000 depending on several key
factors. The monthly fee is determined between RGC and the client after evaluating the
nature of the company, the industry, the size of the company and their potential legal
issues. The benefit of a monthly retainer is to structure the retainer to fit the company’s
Q: What do you mean when you say “day to day” legal issues?
A: By serving as the company’s legal department, RGC takes a proactive approach,
providing overall management of legal issues for the company. These services include
drafting agreements, corporate governance matters, employment issues, acquisitions
and obtaining and managing outside counsel when necessary. We look for the most
qualified outside counsel to handle each specific matter as opposed to capturing all
legal matters within one “full service” law firm.
Q: It doesn’t seem to fit with a traditional model for operating a business?
A: Traditionally, lots of large companies have in-house counsel. RGC permits mid-sized
companies to retain experienced “large company counsel” on a limited basis because
the company’s need is limited. The value that in-house counsel brings is very
traditional; overall management of legal services for the company to ensure quality and
cost effectiveness. More and more companies are outsourcing various core components
of their company; technology, HR etc. RGC now provides in-house legal services on an
Q: In what industries do you have the most experience?
A: Most of RGC’s experience has been in the service and manufacturing arena. Working in
these industries with a cohesive management team provides RGC with the opportunity
to add best in class value.
Q: Does my mid-size company really need legal advice every day?
A: That depends. Each company is different and has different needs. Most mid-sized
companies probably don’t need legal advice every day, but they probably do every
week, or every other week at the least. By paying a monthly retainer, the company is
encouraged and able to afford to call RGC before a question becomes a problem!