Letter from Lima

The following column is by Antonio Leal Holguin, Director of Latin America for Adam Smith, Esq. I recently spent three days in Lima.  A metropolis of close to 10 million people, Peru’s capital is one of Latin America’s most vibrant cities and a famous culinary... read more +

Our Culture of Individualism

A week or two ago I picked up a copy of David Brooks' latest, The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life, and while this is not a book review or anything like it (I confess that I'm just a few chapters into it so far), early on he offers a few observations on our...

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Is Your Firm a Pyramid or a Diamond?

We have written before about the profession's seeming disconnect between how people perceive the typical law firm, in terms of lawyer career-level distribution, and reality.  The perception, from history, is that of a relatively small number of partners on top of a...

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Gender Diversity in Law Land: Reason for Hope?

The following column is by Janet Stanton, Partner, Adam Smith, Esq. The reason we’ve never written about gender diversity before is that there was frankly not much to say; regurgitating dispiriting statistics without offering credible remedy is not what we do.  But...

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Who Does Your Law Firm Serve?

The hard core bulls-eye  of our practice is helping firms assess, refine, or discard and re conceive their strategic plans.  We approach and  proceed through the course of these engagements--as we do in all our work--without preconceived templates, 2 x 2 matrices or...

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Letter from Bogota

Last week I spent three full days in Bogota, meeting with firms and colleagues, giving a talk at the always-wonderful "Gun Club," and generally trying to soak up as much market intelligence as I could. Although I've been to Bogota several times--our Director for Latin...

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