Memphis Considers Cost, Benefits of Outside Counsel

Memphis City Council members are discussing a proposal that would require all city division directors to be full-time city employees. According to the sponsor of the proposal, the change is aimed at City Attorney Bruce McMullen, who is a part-time city employee as well as a shareholder at Baker Donelson. The council also is discussing how much the city spends on other outside counsel, including attorneys with Walk Cook Lakey, Lewis Thomason and council attorney Allan Wade. The Daily Memphian has more on the story.

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