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counsel

(kown′sĕl) [Fr. conseil fr L. consilium, deliberation, conclusion, resolution, plan]
1. To advise, esp. officially or professionally.
2. Advice, esp. official or professional.
3. A lawyer acting as the legal representative of one of the parties in a trial.
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I took counsel to kill him, but some god stayed my rashness and bade me think on men's evil tongues and how I should be branded as the murderer of my father; nevertheless I could not bear to stay in my father's house with him so bitter a against me.
KPMG and Jones Day served as advisors to H-D, while Crown Precision took counsel from Williams Capital Advisors LLC.
Citytech took counsel from Polsinelli PC and Corum Group.
Credit Suisse, RBC Capital Markets and Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Peak 10, whereas GI Partners took counsel from Paul Hastings LLP.
Hunt took counsel from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and DLA Piper LLP.
XPO took counsel from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
Clarion was advised by Dow Lohnes PLLC and Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo PC, whereas SQAD took counsel from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP and Petsky Prunier LLC.