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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
March 13 (Bloomberg Law) -- In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama announced plans to negotiate and execute a free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union. Jim Bacchus, partner at...more
Feb. 21 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. The Department of Justice appears to be changing its approach on prosecuting those responsible for the financial crisis. Also,...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
Few law firms can claim that they are shaping the future of legal services. King & Wood Mallesons, however, is at the forefront of law firms bringing innovative ways to serve client needs in the New Normal. This article...more
United States based based law firms are sprouting offices abroad in epidemic fashion. A global web of offices is often perceived as assuring enhanced revenues and profitability.
Virtually every one of the AmLaw 100...more
The United States is about to be invaded by a variety of foreign law firms and alternative providers of legal services from all four corners of the globe. These new market entrants are bent on providing a full array of legal...more
Effective communication is the biggest challenge in working with clients. Every year in every survey, clients identify communication as the weakest aspect of their working relationships with law firms and lawyers.
Lincoln said “He who would be his own lawyer has a fool for a client.” And, forgive me if this sounds harsh, but one can really make a fool of oneself by practicing do-it-yourself law. My clients are...more
2009 caught law firms largely by surprise, without any adequate plans in place to deal with the malaise then affecting the legal profession. 2011 now looks even more frightening for law firms. Law firms continue to confront...more
Throughout our coverage of the Georgetown University Law Center’s conference on “Law firm evolution,” the hot topic of conversation was the recent development of entrepreneurial law firms. As discussed by Richard Susskind in...more
Frishberg & Partners is an independent full-service American law firm, based in Kiev, Ukraine since October 1991, with a focus on corporate law. We specialize in due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, anti-trust, real...more
The global nature of modern business presents general counsel with many challenges. This article addresses the considerations and best practices for expanding the corporate legal department into foreign countries....more
Many attorneys receive email from international "clients," who have no desire to hire them, but instead to scam them. How can you tell which email comes from a potential client and not from a scammer? (A form of this...more
An article I co-authored with prominent Chinese lawyer Jerry Yulin Zhang, partner at the Chinese law firm of Haiwen & Partners, which was published in the March 2002 issue of Asian...more
An essay about client-servicing which I wrote for a 2002 special edition of the Wall Street Journal....more
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