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Taking a Therapeutic Approach to Trial Law

Taking a Therapeutic Approach to Trial Law

Concerns Over Unethical Business Practices Lead to a Career Providing a Voice for the Voiceless “Being able to stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves is the greatest privilege in the world. While it often feels like a David vs. Goliath fight in the personal injury practice, especially with the continuous onslaught […]

Is the Sky Falling Yet? 2019 Law Firms in Transition Survey

Is the Sky Falling Yet? 2019 Law Firms in Transition Survey

The results of the 2019 Altman Weil annual Law Firms in Transition survey are receiving well-deserved interest from law firm leadership. This year, 362 law firms participated in this annual bench-marking survey. The good news is that most law firms are experiencing improved financial performance. And the issues surrounding what clients are expecting is becoming […]

Going In-House: What Law Firm Partners Need to Understand

Going In-House: What Law Firm Partners Need to Understand

General counsel roles are often looked at as the “holy grail” in a lawyer’s career. These roles are finite—and tend to be highly desirable and extremely competitive. Organizations in need of a GC can often be picky, looking not only for previous in-house, industry and management experience but also the right cultural fit. When a […]

HOW AND WHY Employers Use Recruiters

HOW AND WHY Employers Use Recruiters

When Companies Use Recruiters For in-house legal positions, companies use recruiters for a variety of reasons, explains Joanna. In-house searches can be quite difficult in terms of finding the right person for a specific role in a legal department. Since such hires may only happen rarely, a company may not have a talent acquisition group […]

23 Secrets THAT BUILD CLIENT LOYALTY

23 Secrets THAT BUILD CLIENT LOYALTY

Loyalty is built on the value/price equation, which says: A client will stay loyal to you as long as he perceives the value of the services he receives to be greater than the fee he pays. Other things are important, too, but if you don’t deliver value that is greater than your fee, you will […]

What Does It Mean to Develop Your Personal Brand?

What Does It Mean to Develop Your Personal Brand?

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of participating in the inaugural New York City event for She Breaks the Law, a network of women leaders founded by Priya Lele, Christie Guimond and Nicky Leijtens. The group brings together women in the legal industry who are “breaking the mould and challenging the norm in the world of […]

Why the Legal Industry Can Handle the Next Recession

Why the Legal Industry Can Handle the Next Recession

The last recession caught a robust and in-demand legal industry unprepared, and the consequences cut deep. Deal flow of all kinds dramatically slowed, with real estate hit first and hardest. Law firms were forced to lay off staff, defer acceptances for associates, and close entire offices. Contrary to traditional wisdom, the pace of litigation, including […]

5 Keys to an Effective Law Firm Divorce. Being Smart When the Thrill Is Gone

5 Keys to an Effective Law Firm Divorce. Being Smart When the Thrill Is Gone

“A discord of personalities” sometimes describes the genesis for marital divorce. It also can be an apt way to explain law firm break-ups when partners decide to go their separate ways. Although law firm break-ups happen regularly, the low level of publicity surrounding most can be due to partners acting rationally even though they can’t […]

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