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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Question of the Month: Why Aren’t Law Firms Bought & Sold?

This column is by Janet Stanton, Partner, Adam Smith, Esq. Why doesn't $$ change hands when law firms merge or when one takes over another? (We're not talking about solo or tiny practitioners selling their practices to a successor; that's like buying the corner...

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The Social Compact

The lawyer personality type scores notoriously high on "autonomy."  Certainly compared to average citizens, but even to average white-collar professionals, lawyers are driven to do their own thing their own way.  You see it all day every day if you hang out around...

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Merry Christmas to All!

A warm and joyful Christmas, Boxing Day, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, etc., to all of you, faithful readers, as we prepare to turn the page on the calendar. For me, the surpassing Gift of St. Nicholas this past year has been the responses you have provided to our...

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