hired guns

 Lawyers, accountants, and other business strategy consultants.
 ► “In the opening rounds, Charleston formed task forces charged with defending specific facilities targeted by the Pentagon, enlisted some hired guns from Washington, and mounted a sophisticated and unrelenting public-relations campaign that ran throughout the Defense Base Realignment and Closure Commission’s 4-month decision-making process.” (Government Executive, Sept. 1994, p. 30)

American business jargon. 2014.

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