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Here Today. Gone Tomorrow. What can be done to slow the law firm churn?

by Hayse LLC on

This is the second in a two-part series addressing one of the most costly and destabilizing realities of a law firm – the seemingly perpetual movement of lawyers from one firm to the next. The first post on the subject...more

Outdated Partner Comp Plans Are an Obstacle to Growth

by Timothy Corcoran on

The old models of partner compensation are increasingly keeping firms from the client-focused culture needed to succeed today. In the March 2018 issue of American Lawyer, I discuss how partner compensation can accelerate,...more

Importers Beware: 10 Things You Must Know About the Emergence of High-Stakes Customs Audits

U.S. importers are seeing an increase in enforcement activity by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Here are the ten things you must know about this trend....more

RESPA and UDAAP Enforcement Following The PHH Decision: What To Expect

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

As anyone who is associated with the residential real estate settlement services industry can appreciate, resolution of the PHH case by the full bench of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has brought much-needed clarity and...more

3 Requirements of a Successful Law Firm Content Marketing Plan

by JD Supra Perspectives on

Don't mistake having the means to publish with having an audience....more

Slowing the Churn – Rethinking the Acquisition Side of Law Firm Growth

by Hayse LLC on

I think the acquisition of consumers might be on the verge of being mapped. The battlefield is going to be retention and lifetime value. Gary Vaynerchuk -   Growth through acquisition — individuals, groups or full-blown...more

CMOs - The Culture Stewards of Tomorrow's Law Firm

by JD Supra Perspectives on

When your firm's brand and culture reinforce the same values, your voice in the marketplace is clear and believable. Here's why CMOs should lead the way...more

CFPB Publishes Five-Year Strategic Plan

by BakerHostetler on

On Feb. 12, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) published a revised version of its five-year Strategic Plan covering FY 2018 – 2022 (Plan). The Bureau is required to publish a five-year Strategic Plan in...more

Patents or Trade Secrets? Deciding How Best to Protect Your Invention Part II: Business Considerations

Key Takeaway: Key business considerations relevant for choosing between patents and trade secrets include:  (1) Need for transfer of IP rights; (2) Life cycle of the product or service; (3) Cost of IP protection; and (4)...more

CFPB Releases Strategic Plan FY 2018 – 2022 amid Proposed Budget Cuts

by Weiner Brodsky Kider PC on

The CFPB recently released its five-year Strategic Plan that outlines its mission, strategic goals, and objectives for fiscal years 2018 – 2022. At the outset, in his Message from the Acting Director, Mick Mulvaney writes,...more

CFPB’s Strategic Plan Reflects New Path

Last week, the CFPB issued its Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2018-2022. The Plan reflects Acting Director Mick Mulvaney’s vision for the CFPB and reflects a contrasting vision to what was reflected in the prior draft which...more

Administration's Infrastructure Plan Supports Reuse of Brownfields and Superfund Sites

by Holland & Knight LLP on

• The Trump Administration released an ambitious $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan on Feb. 12, 2018 – a plan that includes many provisions focused upon encouraging the reuse of contaminated brownfields and Superfund sites. ...more

Holmes, Innovation & Compliance: Part I – Digital Strategies

by Thomas Fox on

Today begins a week of double themed blog-posts. First, I am back with an homage to Sherlock Holmes. The second theme will be innovation in the compliance department. ...more

Law Firm Leadership is Like Walking the Dogs

by LawVision Group LLC on

On a recent business trip to Latin America I witnessed an interesting everyday event that directly speaks to the value of leadership when dealing with a group of strong personalities. As I was walking along a park I saw a...more

7 Tips For Law Firm PR and Business Development Teams to Work Together More Effectively

by JD Supra Perspectives on

Tactical tips to strive for collaboration in your marketing departments....more

CFPB FY 2018-2022 strategic plan reflects Mulvaney’s new approach

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The CFPB’s newly-released strategic plan for fiscal years 2018-2022 reflects the restrained approach to the CFPB’s exercise of its authority previously outlined by Mick Mulvaney, President Trump’s designee as CFPB Acting...more

CFPB Releases FY2018 – FY 2022 Strategic Plan

Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) released its five-year Strategic Plan that establishes its mission, strategic goals, and strategic objectives. This Strategic Plan presents an...more

Legal Advisor Newsletter - First Quarter 2018

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

The topics in the Legal Advisor focus primarily on corporate and business matters, federal contracting, employment law, intellectual property and electronic commerce. We encourage our readers to communicate their views to us...more

EEOC Announces Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced yesterday that it unanimously approved its Strategic Plan for 2018-2022. As reported by the EEOC, the Strategic Plan is the result of a collaborative effort among...more

Updating Guidelines And Asking For Dough: EEOC’s 2018-2022 Strategic Plan & 2019 Budget Request

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: This month the EEOC released its 2018-2022 strategic plan, which focuses on preventing and combating discrimination and improving the EEOC’s organizational functionality. It also released the agency’s 2019...more

EEOC Approves Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2018-2022

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it has approved its Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2018-2022. The Strategic Plan serves as a framework for the Commission in achieving...more

[Webinar] Directives from the Board Room: Will Your HR Team Fail or Save the Day? - February 21st, 12:00pm CT

by SmithAmundsen LLC on

The board of directors helps develop the strategic vision and management of a business. These corporate governance directives are necessary, but can lead to unintended consequences for HR. Join Eric Fogel and Beverly Alfon...more

Legal Business Development: Guidelines for Growing Revenue

by LawVision Group LLC on

Businesses can improve the bottom line in two ways; 1) by cutting costs, and 2) by increasing the top line. Due to external market conditions, serious cost-cutting in the legal industry began in 2009 and, in some cases...more

Changing a Corporate Culture

by Thomas Fox on

Culture trumps strategy. That phrase is well-worn for a reason. Think about every major corporate failure you can recall; Uber, Wells Fargo, Volkswagen, FIFA or you name the scandal and there was a failure of corporate...more

Create Answers to Important Rhetorical Questions in 2018

by LawVision Group LLC on

Rhetorical question – a question asked solely to produce an effect or to make an assertion and not to elicit a reply ( The business of law continues to change dramatically and law firm leaders constantly...more

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