General Counsel & On-Call Ethical Counsel Services

General Counsel and On-Call Counsel Services for Solo, Small- and Mid-Sized Firms Focusing on Ethics, Techno-Ethics and Cybersecurity

  • A partner is leaving your firm and announces that she is taking “her clients” with her. What can you do?
  • Your office’s database was hacked. Who do you call? What are your legal obligations? Are you in ethical hot water?
  • A client fired you, and your firm’s fee agreement doesn’t specify what, if any, fee you are entitled to from a future settlement or verdict. Will you get your costs back? What can you do?

Do you know what to do? Ethics and Techno-Ethics Attorney Daniel J. Siegel does. Dan has been providing attorneys with guidance in the areas of ethics, professional responsibility, techno-ethics, and cybersecurity for nearly 35 years. Our firm’s General Counsel and On-Call Counsel Services assist solo, small- and mid-sized law firms with emergency or time-sensitive situations that require an understanding of legal ethics, practice management, technology, and cybersecurity, as well their relationship to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct.

Large law firms have general counsel – shouldn’t you and your firm? On a flat fee or hourly basis, Attorney Daniel J. Siegel can provide the guidance you need, when you need it.

One managing partner explained: “Dan has been my go-to resource for all of the little, and big, things that keep a Managing Partner up at night, including substantive and technological ethics questions. He is responsive, careful, and considerate.”

Philadelphia/Havertown attorney Daniel J. Siegel is Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility, and a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association Professional Guidance Committee, serving for nearly 35 years on those committees. He is also the author of numerous ethics opinions from these Committees and is a columnist on ethics and other topics for The Philadelphia Lawyer, The Legal Intelligencer, Pennsylvania Law Weekly, and Law Practice Magazine. Dan is also the author of both editions of Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms & Attorneys, and the editor of Fee Agreements in Pennsylvania, 6th Edition, both published by PBI Press.

Attorney Daniel Siegel is a frequent lecturer on technology, ethics in social media, and cybersecurity, has published numerous articles on these topics, and is considered by many to be one of the experts in the emerging area of techno-ethics. Dan represents, and provides confidential guidance, consultations, and opinions for attorneys and law firms throughout Pennsylvania, regardless of where you are in the state. Dan also represents attorney-clients before the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Board of Law Examiners, and other professional conduct boards.

Call (610) 446-3457 or click here to email us to learn how you can receive advice you can trust when you need it most.