lead counsel

lead counsel

noun advocate in charge, commanddng counsel, controlling counsel, counsel in charge, first counsel, supervising and controlling counsel
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District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the report points to factors that explain why women are consistently underrepresented in lead counsel positions and in the role of trial attorney.
The Lead Counsel Rating was established in 1997 as an independent quality assurance tool consumers and businesses can use to quickly and easily evaluate a prospective attorney's ability and credibility.