The Latest from The Am Law 200

Let’s take a moment to break down the Am Law 100 (law firms ranked 1-100) and Am Law 200 (those ranked 101-200). How much do you know about what goes into making these lists?   Gina Passarella, Editor-in-Chief of The American Lawyer, says both groups are ranked...

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Run Your Law Firm As A Business

Among legal experts, there is widespread consensus that the demand for legal services is increasing. Even though demand is high, to truly achieve success there must be a shift in how law firms cultivate their prosperity.  If a law firm is seeking to maintain a...

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Looking Toward 2018 and Beyond

With the end of the year fast approaching and law firms hiring in certain practice areas again, it is time for you to think about your career path. To that end, we want to help you get your arms around your potential options. We will...

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D. French Advisors Hosts Ethics Expert

D. French Advisors Hosts Expert on Ethics Surrounding a Lateral Move and Succession Planning Recently D. French Advisors hosted a speaker series with Keith Swisher, professor of legal ethics and Harvard LLM, who briefed the legal leaders present on the ethical issues when transitioning your practice. During...

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A Guide to Your Search

Now that everyone is returning home from the hot summer it's important to survey the legal landscape. There seems to be no end in sight for this booming legal economy, and, according to law firm leaders, 80 percent expect revenue growth for the rest of this...

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For Law Firms, Diversity Drives Dollars

While celebrating International Women's Day, it's a reminder to think about how our workforce has changed over the past few decades. Even this past month, the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates rejected a measure to make bar passage harder for law schools. Their reason:...

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General Counsel Now Replacing IT Support

Move over IT department. Somebody call legal. From hacks to crashes, it’s not so unusual for a data breach or a security threat to completely shut down company businesses. And these days, it’s not a question of if, but when.   So, companies have been taking notice. And...

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Alternative Billing in the Post-Recession

Alternative Billing in the Post-Recession It is very unlikely that a seasoned business owner today would disagree that the economic downfall of 2007 has changed the business landscape drastically. Decision making – at all levels – is fiscally driven and the legal industry spends countless hours...

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