They hired a lawyer and began to build a defense.
At one point it looked like all of the board members were going to hire lawyers.
The new system made it more difficult for workers to hire lawyers.
The board has hired a lawyer to look into the legal issues before it makes a decision.
It takes money to hire a lawyer and a lot of time to take the government to court.
"With this money, we will be able to hire more lawyers and other staff."
They could hire lawyers in addition to the one provided them.
To be sure, not every firm or company will hire older lawyers at high levels.
Maybe it was hiring a good lawyer; or perhaps he needed to turn himself in.
At tonight's meeting, there was talk of hiring a lawyer.