Tag Archives: Law Firm Profitability

U.S. Law Firms Mark Best First-Half Revenue Growth in Ten Years

Citi Private Bank reports in The American Lawyer that the first half of 2018 was better financially, in particular for small- and large-sized law firms, than was the first half of 2017. In fact, overall revenue growth across the industry in the U.S. contributed to the strongest first half since 2007. Citi Private Bank’s Law Firm … Continue Reading

How Optimistic Law Firm Leaders Might React to Wall Street

The image above is the core of the post of internet phenom, Rajesh Setty, in his post today at Life Beyond Code: Optimists and Pessimists – The big difference is.. Couple that with the wisdom of lawyer and legal profession provocateur, Patrick Lamb, in his post today: Silver Lining in Black Economic Cloud? in which … Continue Reading

Lehman Liquidation? Merrill Acquisition? Greenspan: “worst economy I’ve ever seen”?

Managing Partners, you may have a disaster plan for fire, perhaps for terrorism – do you have one for the economic train coming off the tracks? Listen (and watch) what Greenspan said yesterday Sept 14th (50 seconds) Punchline:  You are getting fair warning – are you acting on it?  This is not a time for … Continue Reading

Oh my Darling – 60 years!!!

Britain is facing “arguably the worst” economic downturn in 60 years which will be “more profound and long-lasting” than people had expected, Alistair Darling, the chancellor, tells the Guardian today in a story called: Economy at 60-year low, says Darling. And it will get worse Wall Street returns from vacation season to enter what is … Continue Reading

“How the ‘Cravath System’ Created the Bi-Modal Distribution.”

Law Professor William D. Henderson (click on photo for bio) Managing Partners and law firm H.R. Executives should contemplate the meaning of Indiana University School of Law’s Prof. Bill Henderson’s post: "How the ‘Cravath System’ Created the Bi-Modal Distribution." Professor Henderson builds on the work of NALP (The National Association for Law Placement®, founded in … Continue Reading
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