Ron Friedmann – Fireman & Company

Practice/Organization Description

OVERVIEW

Ron Friedmann is an expert in law practice management, outsourcing, knowledge management, e-discovery, legal marketing, and technology for lawyers.

Ron helps law firms increase profits by improving law practice and legal business management with technology, better resource selection, KM, defensible e-discovery, deep client understanding, and process improvement. He helps law departments "do more with less."

EXPERIENCE

Ron is now a consultant with Fireman & Company. Previously, he worked fours years at the leading legal outsourcing company, Integreon, first running global marketing, then heading US consulting for legal operations and transformation.

His other legal market experience includes: solo legal consultant, advising law firms and law departments on strategic uses of technology and vendors on marketing and strategy; CIO of 500-lawyer Mintz Levin; practice support head at Wilmer Cutler (now WilmerHale); marketing and BD positions at two legal market software start-ups.

Before working in the legal market, Ron was a strategy consultant for Bain & Company and an economic/financial analyst for Data Resources, Inc.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Trustee of the College of Law Practice Management; member, Board of Governors, Organization of Legal Professionals; founder/organizer of the DC Large Law Firm KM Group; participant in the NYC Large Law Firm Knowledge Management Group; and co-founded and organized the Law Practice Technology Roundtable. Regular speaker at legal conferences and author in legal publications.

EXPERTISE

Law firm operations and service delivery,

Legal outsourcing,

E-discovery and document review (EDD, EDRM),

Business development,

Process improvement,

Project management,

Knowledge management,

Online legal services,

Legal technology,

Marketing,

Social media,

Management consulting

Bar Admissions

New York (Retired)

Massachusetts (Inactive)

Education

Oberlin College

New York University School of Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

College of Law Practice Management (http://www.colpm.org), NYC KM group, DC Legal KM Group, Organization of Legal Professionals

Contact


Washington D.C. Metro Area, 22205 United States


Areas of Practice
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Firm/Practice Management
  • Legal Marketing
  • Software & Technology
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