Thomas Wilkinson and William Gericke contributed an article to the Delaware Business Court Insider discussing important details when acting as local counsel. They explain that local counsel is generally responsible for reviewing pleadings to ensure that procedural requirements are satisfied, advising on the applicability of local rules and state laws when necessary and moving for the pro hac vice admission of lead counsel. Written communication is always advisable. They also state, direct communication reduced to writing reduces the risk of later disagreement with the client over the scope of the engagement.
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