As Outside General Counsel, we are here when you need us, as your legal needs arise.

Tovella Dowling, PC serves as outside general counsel to many of its clients to provide legal support and representation when the need arises. Our attorneys take the time to understand each client’s business, programmatic activities and operations to develop long-term relationship. Outsourcing your legal needs can be cost effective and strategic. From labor and employment, taxation, corporate governance, tax preparation and strategic planning, our attorneys are here to help.

To ensure compliance with federal and state workplace laws and regulations, business and organizations seek counsel from our firm the deliver solutions that maximize management flexibility and minimize risk exposure. Our attorneys counsel nonprofit and for-profit executives on a full range of federal, state and local workplace laws and regulations, including Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Immigration Reform and Control Act, Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, Civil Rights Act, Equal Pay Act, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

From an intellectual property protection standpoint, protecting our client’s brand and goodwill is our top priority. In developing a strategic expansion plan, our attorneys consider the bigger picture and advise each client on a course of action that meets their distinct goals and objectives. Our team works to safeguard intellectual property assets to protect against infringement, misappropriation, dilution and counterfeiting through application prosecution, licensing, and opinion counseling.
Additionally, Tovella Dowling offers Annual Regulatory Compliance services to its outside general counsel clients to ensure tax and regulatory filings are accurate and timely, as well as, keeping its clients up to date with the most recent changes in law and regulatory.

Contact us for a consultation so we can discuss your specific outside general counsel needs.

Labor and Employment


  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employment Agreements, Handbooks, Policies and Procedures
  • Employment Separation
  • Local and State Regulatory Compliance

Contract Drafting and Review


  • Contract Drafting, Analysis and Strategic Counsel
  • Contract Negotiation

Intellectual Property


  • Trademark Registration, Prosecution, and Enforcement
  • Copyright Registration and Enforcement

Annual Regulatory Compliance


  • Federal Regulatory Compliance Preparation and Filing
  • State Regulatory Compliance Preparation and Filing
  • Local Regulatory Compliance Preparation and Filing
  • Tax Preparation
  • Fundraising Registration and Compliance