Navigating the Perfect Storm: Recruiting, Training and Retaining Lawyers in the Coming Decade (Ark Press, 2010). Now Available in Paperback


Navigating the Perfect Storm will enable you to re-examine your current recruitment, training and retention processes of both law school graduates and lateral partners to ensure that your firm is in a better position to anticipate future needs while remaining competitive in a challenging market. It looks at the key strategies needed to exploit the lessons that have been learned and the opportunities that lay ahead on topics including:

• Developing new skills including Project Management and Convergence

• Changing client demands

• Alternative Fee Arrangements

• Marketing

• New-graduate recruitment

• Shortcomings in law school education

• Lateral Partner Recruitment

• Recruiting Practice Groups

• Opening Branch Offices

• Merger Integration Plans

• Lateral Associate Recruitment

• Training first and second year associates

• Ongoing professional development needs

• Morale, motivation, and compensation

• Associate attrition and retention

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