The Credo Card

If you’re like me, you travel a lot. and you almost certainly have your own views of, and preferences among, the familiar roster of hotel brands, Hilton, Marriott, and Sheraton, but also at the high end Fairmont, Four Seasons, J.W. Marriott, and Ritz Carlton....

Checked your demographics lately?

Sometimes large changes break across the landscape like summer afternoon thunderstorms, seemingly coming from nowhere and definitely getting everyone’s attention: And sometimes they steadily and stealthily accumulate over time, perhaps without anyone ever...

For Our Readers in Asia

Actually, this is for all our readers, but for those of you in the Eastern time zone in the US, you’ll need to be up at 11:00 pm this coming Wednesday the 24th of July. This is what I’m referring to:  The LAWASIA Law Management Section has kindly set up a...

A One-Firm Firm or Legal Co-op?

Here’s Scenario 1: You’re in an executive committee or practice group or departmental meeting at your firm, and the question arises for discussion why one or a handful of your partners are engaging in activities which, from the firm’s overall...

The Weil Layoffs

Adam Smith, Esq. isn’t in the business of covering—or typically even commenting on—late-breaking news, but there’s news and then there’s news. And the Weil layoffs were reported above the fold on the front page of today’s Wall Street Journal...

Boutiques

Boutiques are next up in our law firm taxonomy, and first a word about what I mean when I say “Boutiques,” because I may be using it a bit differently than you might assume in common parlance. In my nomenclature for purposes of this taxonomy, boutiques are...
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