The legal industry is under pressure like never before. With demand flat and competition increasing, many law firms and legal departments alike are trying to do more with less. The good news is, there are alternative resourcing strategies that can provide a competitive advantage.Read More
A SWOT analysis is a simple yet highly effective strategic tool to evaluate your organization. For your legal organization, you will evaluate the Strengths, the Weaknesses, the Opportunities, and the Threats. Completing this analysis helps you set your strategic plan (and budget priorities) for the coming year.Read More
Here’s what’s trending in the legal industry: (1) the surprising cities where the legal industry is thriving, (2) the challenges that small law firms face, (3) the legal operations function has matured, (3) the 2018 Global 100 law firms, (4) How Wachtell pays its partners, and much more!Read More
On September 26th at TalentLaunch in suburban Clevelad, we gathered 9 legal industry thought leaders (in-house counsel, law firm partners, law firm CFOs, and Plante Moran’s law firm practice partner) to discuss the pressures law departments and law firms face and how they can work together better. In attendance were various General Counsels, in-house counsels, Managing Partners of law firms, law firm pricing analysts, and members of various alternative legal service providers and legal technology companies.
Here are the highlights:Read More
Here’s what’s trending in the legal industry: (1) Mid-level Associates are curious about their futures, (2) everything you need to know about General Counsel compensation, (3) changes to the law firm business model could spur innovation, (4) how easily a teenager hacked into a law firm, and more.Read More
A thriving organization where your team is brilliant, high-performing, responsive, and client-focused isn’t one where competition is so fierce that people are pitted against each other in some sort of race to survival. A brilliant, high-performing, responsive, and client-focused organization is one where people genuinely want to help each other and their clients.Read More
Once the calendar hit September it’s not just back-to-school season, it’s also Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) season. The annual scramble to fulfill your state bar requirements for CLEs while also serving your clients, getting your work done, and finding time to spend with your family and friends.Read More
When it comes to Cybersecurity, organizations underestimate the nature of the risks they're facing.
In e-Discovery, a good strategy for how to collect, process, cull, and review documents will likely save more time and cost in the long run than simply jumping in to review a data dump.Read More
Here's what's trending in the legal industry: (1) law firm mergers continue, (2) dissatisfaction of women in law firms, (3) blockchain and lawyers, (4) automating legal work, and more!Read More