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Learn how Vigilant provides a remarkably different approach to solving your complex employment issues.

Compare Vigilant's monthly, flat-fee employment law plan with law firms and HR hotlines

The Search

Law Firm

"How do I choose?" Seraching for a lawyer requires time and diligence as you narrow down by area of expertise, size of firm, adn level of experience—each of which affects the overall cost. 

HR Hotline

A shot in the dark. When calling a HR hotline, you are paired with the next available HR generalist and have litle to no indication about their level of expertise. Furthermore, each time you call, you'll have to explain your business anew.

Vigilant

We do the work for you. Our attorneys focus exclusively on labor and employment law issues. We'll pair you up with a dedicated attorney and other specialists that meet your specific business needs.

The Legal Advice

Law Firm

Hourly fees start to add up. Even if you found the right fit for your attorney needs in terms of expertise and specialized areas, expect to pay additional costs for the time it take to discuss how to apply legal advice to you unique business or to research a specific topic or employment issue.

HR Hotline

Little help in the long run. Hotlines cannot offer legal advice, only answers to general questions from a list of preapproved topics. You'll receive little to no advice on employment laws specific to your state.

Vigilant

Like having in-house counsel. Your dedicated labor and employment law attorney can assist on issues specific to your company, whether they are everyday or complex. Your local attorney will know the ins and outs of not only federal, but also state-specific (WA, OR, CA, ID) laws and regulations.

The Cost

Law Firm

Additional costs. Hourly billing rates for experienced attorneys can range from $250 to $350. Not only will you be paying each time you contact your attorney, you'll also be expected to pay for overhead expenses—travel, meals, photocopies, postage, and support staff.

HR Hotline

You get what you paid for. Whether you are using a hotline service for free or at an alluring low flat rate, you'll not get the benefits of a dedicated attorney or tailored legal advice.

Vigilant

No hidden fees. We charge a predictable, flat monthly fee. No hidden charges. No extra hourly fees. And always practical advice from labor and employment attorneys that you can apply to your unique business. You'll also benefit from our 2-hour call-back policy.

The Result

Law Firm

The high cost of doubt. Clients fearing high hourly costs become hestitant to call about smaller issues. These small issues can turn into bigger, costly issues and eventually snowball into costly litigation if left unaddressed.

HR Hotline

Not specific to your needs. Frustrated at the lack of detailed and specific answers to your company's issues, hotline users often turn to an attorney and how must deal with the costs and difficulties of that decision.

Vigilant

Always the right choice. With unlimited consultation, you can call before issues get big, knowing you pay the same predictable monthly fee. You'll also benefit from further perks aimed at reducing your exposure to costly litigation, including risk assessments, employee handbook compliance reviews, and online resources including legal guides, model policies, and model forms.