You’ll Save $$ on Real Estate: So??

Universally, everyone is hearing that firms plan to make significant cuts in real estate spend starting, well, starting as soon as the next office lease comes up for renewal. How “substantial” might those cuts be? You would think a massive and sophisticated industry... read more +

You’ll Save $$ on Real Estate: So??

Universally, everyone is hearing that firms plan to make significant cuts in real estate spend starting, well, starting as soon as the next office lease comes up for renewal. How “substantial” might those cuts be? You would think a massive and sophisticated industry...

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The Problem with Partnerships

THERE was never any thing by the wit of man so well devised, or so surely established, which (in continuance of time) hath not been corrupted: as (emong other thinges) it may plainly appere by the common prayers in the Churche, commonlye called divine service. —The...

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Back to the Office! (What’s the Rush?)

We have a theory. Abandoning the office—as one Managing Partner put it, “like the fire alarm went off, everybody out now”—was the easy part.  Going back will pose one of the most complex management challenges to law firms posed by the pandemic, a puzzle with many...

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Easing Out Under-Performers–Gracefully (Build Back Better)

The following column is by Janet Stanton, Partner, Adam Smith, Esq. One of the most vexing issues for law firms is that of under-performing lawyers.  And, let’s be clear from the get-go, we’re talking about chronic underperformance; not someone having, say, one bad...

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