On Business Models

AT&T’s long-delayed acquisition of Time Warner finally closed some days ago, and within about a week The Wall Street Journal put out a front-page story “It was once ‘game of thrones’ inside Time Warner: AT&T said, enough.”  What... read more +

On Business Models

AT&T's long-delayed acquisition of Time Warner finally closed some days ago, and within about a week The Wall Street Journal put out a front-page story "It was once 'game of thrones' inside Time Warner: AT&T said, enough."  What had been "powerful fiefs [operating]...

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Your Guide to Change Management

Lurking in the wings, if not center-stage, in almost everything we do in our work with clients--and I imagine something similar  holds true in the work of many of you, invaluable readers--is the nebulous and unclear, but mostly ominous-sounding, notion of Change...

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The Nature of the Firm

My title for today steals literally from Ronald Coase's legendary 1937 paper of the same name, which gained Coase the Nobel in Economics in 1991.  The paper, barely over a dozen pages long, asks the question, childlike in its simplicity, "why do firms exist?"  In...

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The Big Three Annual Reports: Thomson-Reuters/Georgetown

Having discussed the Citi/Hildebrandt annual client advisory, we now turn to the Thomson-Reuters/Georgetown Report on the State of the Legal Market for 2018. If Citi's editorial tone tends to be rather celebratory of good news, Thomson-Reuters' tends in the opposite...

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The Big Three Annual Reports: Citi/Hildebrandt

Two of the Big Three Annual Reports on the state of Law Land are now out and it’s time for a survey of the horizon and some perspective.  (The Big Three are the Altman-Weil “Law Firms in Transition” report [not yet released], the Citi/Hildebrandt annual client...

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