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...

Resilience & The Post-Covid World (Build Back Better): Part 3

When we ended Part 2 of this series, we had discussed the data showing (1) that the conventional wisdom about the AmLaw firms growing relentlessly to the sky was, uh, Fake News (h/t to Jae Um), (2) that the real picture is one of increasing segmentation among law...

“The Hill We Climb”

By Amanda Gorman, Poet Laureate of the United States: Delivered 20 January 2021 When day comes, we ask ourselves where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry, a sea we must wade. We’ve braved the belly of the beast. We’ve learned that quiet...
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