What the Billion-Dollar Man Wants From Outside Litigators

Altria's William Ohlemeyer has signed more than $1.5 billion in outside counsel invoices since coming to the tobacco and snack-food giant in 1999. Working with 10 deputies, he has cut the company's docket roughly in half. But with appeals pending in three critical cases, Altria still needs all the quality outside legal help it can get. With this in mind, we asked Ohlemeyer, one of the top corporate litigation chiefs in our survey, to tell us five things he insists on from outside counsel.

Details here from Corporate Counsel via Law.com.