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April 25 (Bloomberg Law) -- A substantial percentage of the nation's largest law firms enter the sixth year of the Great Recession "badly weakened," and more firms are expected to fail, according to law firm consultant Kent...more
March 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Despite the challenges facing law firms, professional services consultant John Grimley is optimistic on the prospects for law firm growth. "I'm bullish about the law because law firms in the future...more
Feb. 8 (Bloomberg Law) -- Law firm consultant Kent Zimmermann from the Zeughauser Group expects more major law firm mergers in 2013, he tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia. Firms fear they won't be able to grow organically fast...more
Feb. 8 (Bloomberg Law) -- Legal process outsourcers (LPOs) and other alternative legal service providers are beginning to take the bread-and-butter of large law firms -- handling whole mergers and acquisitions, not just the...more
Jan. 11 (Bloomberg Law) -- David Lat, founding editor of Above the Law, speaks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the prospects for big law firms in 2013. While David sees many challenges out in the US economy, he is...more
Jan. 11 (Bloomberg Law) -- David Lat, founding editor of Above the Law, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about bonuses paid to associates at big law firms at the end of 2012. David says that while payments were up from...more
Dec. 21 (Bloomberg Law) -- A recent spate of cross-border mergers involving Canadian law firms present challenges for those involved, as well as opportunities, according to law firm consultant Jordan Furlong. With only about...more
Dec. 20 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. UBS announced a major settlement with US, UK and Swiss authorities for its role in rigging global interest rates. Also, Goldman...more
Dec. 3 (Bloomberg Law) -- Kent Zimmermann, consultant at the Zeughauser Group, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the market forces behind a recent wave of law firm mergers. Zimmermann says mega-deals such as Norton...more
Sept. 5 (Bloomberg Law) -- Kent Zimmermann, consultant to law firms for the Zeughauser Group, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the prospects for the legal services industry in 2013. Kent says that law firms have...more
DKLM LLP (London, UK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cynthia Zhang.
Cynthia is a qualified lawyer in China and has an LLM degree from Temple University in the United States of America.
May 31 (Bloomberg Law) -- Kent Zimmermann, consultant at the Zeughauser Group, and Bill Rochelle from Bloomberg News talk with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf's bankruptcy filing in the Southern...more
Gosh, I could have had a V – 8.
Trial lawyers often say that when they try a case, they always wind up trying three cases: The case they plan on trying, the case they actually try and the case they should have tried....more
It’s no secret – and no surprise – that in today’s competitive and cost-constrained legal landscape price has taken center stage: clients are increasingly fixated on tightened budgets and efficient service delivery. It’s also...more
In an evolving legal profession in which the players are ever more functionally interdependent, the ability to collaborate has become a core competency. In managing law firms and legal departments…managing legal projects…in...more
Dewey & LeBoeuf continues to be daily battered in the media. Too many of the slings and arrows now being shot Dewey’s way are self inflicted.
Those with the most to lose seem to be trying to get this ship of state back on...more
Dewey & LeBoeuf continue to flounder in stormy seas. In this Internet era, we are all bolted to our deck chairs in calmer adjacent seas glued to this spectacle as it unfolds before us. The bolt to the exits by some important...more
In these challenging times, a noted and venerated law firm seems, at the very zenith of the profession, seems to be deconstructing before our eyes. While some of us watch transfixed as a major pillar of the legal community...more
With a hot lateral market and a surge in law firm mergers, John Hellerman explains why firms should be paying attention to the critical role of communications....more
Knowing what you or your client wants in terms of Executive Compensation is one thing. Asking for it is another. Is negotiationg your (or your client's) Executive Compensation keeping you up at night? If you are concerned...more
Most law firm Managing Partners would agree that the pace of change in the legal services sector is accelerating. Changes in the past 18 – 24 months have outstripped the two previous decades. I predict that 2012 will...more
We are in a frenzy of lateral law firm partner movement.
Much has been written about the spate of movement during the opening weeks of 2012. But too little has been written about the steps partners should be taking in...more
International law firm combinations and merger activity was strong around the world in 2011, of special note was Squire Sanders combination/merger with Minter Ellison Perth, one of a new wave of potential US based firm's...more
One thing is for certain: the legal services sector is in the early stages of a seismic shift. Law firms that do nothing in the face of this changing landscape, do so at their peril.
Let me describe the context of the...more
What do clients value in outside counsel? Lex, practice group leader of the Transactional Group in a global law firm, explains how Legal Project Management approaches have made him indispensable to clients....more
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