Advanced technology isn’t free. Outfitting your team with equipment that will move the needle can require an impossibly large capital outlay. The solution may not be, therefore, to purchase all that gear. It may be to lease or finance it.
Lawrence L. Bell
The rule, overseen by the DOL’s Employee Benefits Security Administration, modifies the definition of “employer” under ERISA regarding entities that could sponsor group health and benefit coverage.
More Law Firms Are Paving the Path to Partner, But What Happens Once One Gets There Is Less Than Certain
In some ways, the country’s most recently promoted partners are more prepared than ever to take on their new roles. But the change still comes with its surprises.
A rundown of the top items lawyers should have on their financial checklists, based on their career stage.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys
U.S. lawyers are still spending too little of their workday on billable hours, a year after an eye-opening report found lawyers devoted only 29% — 2.3 hours — of each eight-hour workday to billable hours.
Ronald L. Seigneur
This article focuses on the impact of tax reform on C corporations and looks at the significant and complex changes to pass through entities.
Given the Obstacles Law Firms Are Facing, Profitability Shouldn’t Be Increasing
Rising competition from alternative service providers and the ever-forward march of technology adoption should be having a similar, negative, effect on profitability. This raises an obvious question — how are law firms doing it?
J. Mark Santiago
Outsourcing is supposed to be the new wave of the future that will fundamentally change the way that law firms provide services to their clients and partners. But is this so?
David J. Parnell
Aggressive Poaching In the Market Is Forcing Leadership to Contend With the Delicate Balance of Equality, Culture and Compensation In their Firms
Many leaders are no longer focused just on business development but are also trying to figure out how to continue making money and structure their firms in a way that allows them to spend the requisite money to pay top talent.
Kelsi Maree Borland
Phil Jelsma, a partner and chair of the tax practice team at a San Diego-based commercial real estate law firm talks about the changes to carried interest, how this will impact commercial real estate investment and what investors should do now to comply.