Tag Archives: Managing Partners

How Managing Partners Can Help Administrators Achieve Firm Objectives

I was pleased to have been invited to contribute an article to the Jan/Feb 2015 edition of Administrator’s Advantage, the newsletter of the Greater Chicago Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators. In it, I outline some of the problems typically faced by managing partners in their work with firms’ administrative teams, and the challenges … Continue Reading

The Voice of Experience: Ten Tips for Managing Partners

In 2013, Gregory Jordan left his position as managing partner at the international law firm Reed Smith to work as general counsel at PNC Financial. At a recent Law Firm Leaders Forum hosted by Thomson Reuters, he was invited to share his thoughts on effective law-firm management from his new perspective as general counsel to … 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
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