How One Law Firm Successfully Revamped its Associate Training Program

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ALIGNING ASSOCIATE TRAINING WITH CLIENT NEEDS: A CASE STUDY

A recent survey by ALM Legal Intelligence shows that 61% of law firms feel pressured by clients to exclude junior associate hours on their matters. See how one law firm, Drinker Biddle & Reath, confronts this challenge by revamping its associate training program for first-year associates.

This case study highlights the firm’s business goals in rolling out the new program and feedback from the program creators, participants, and firm clients. A sample M&A module from the program is included. The study also describes the program’s structure, which incorporates online resources from Practical Law Company (PLC).

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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