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  • After the millionaires

    Earlier this week, I was gifted with the opportunity to join Mark Cohen and Mitch Kowalski on a webinar panel addressing a course in law firm management for international exchange students at the Bucerius Center on the Legal Profession in Hamburg, Germany. I had the enviable task of opening the pane … Read more »

  • How compensation plans are wrecking law firms

    The greatest threat to the survival and success of law firms today is not client empowerment, or Big 4 accountancies, or artificial intelligence, or even generational change. These and other trends will have a significant impact on law firms in the years to come — but none of them is actively workin … Read more »

  • Partner succession and law firm ownership

    What follows might look like a proposal to address law firm partner succession challenges. But it’s actually a thought experiment in regulatory policy for the legal profession. As the Boomer generation of law firm partners continues to exit the demographic python, firms increasingly struggle with pa … Read more »

  • The cause of, and solution to

    George Meyer, producer and head writer of The Simpsons in its glory years, was once asked about his favourite line from the show’s run. He cited the closing scene from the Season 8 episode “Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment,” in which the town is celebrating the end of a brief period of Prohibition … Read more »

  • Hope vs. experience in California

    What we know: The State Bar of California is creating a task force that will examine whether to modify ethics rules requiring that only lawyers may own equity in law firms. The Task Force’s commission followed the acceptance by the Bar’s Board of Trustees of a “Legal Market Landscape Report” commiss … Read more »

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