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  • Security First Approach Provides a Significant Advantage to Law Firms

    December 01, 2017 |

    Security first is a holistic approach that views security not as an information technology nuisance in need of tight cost-management controls, but as a competitive advantage to differentiation from traditional business offerings. Here's what you need to know.

  • Third-Party Cybersecurity Strategies Critical to Preparedness

    August 02, 2017 |

    This article examines the guidelines published by Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on managing outsourcing risk, along with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) 2013 OCC Bulletin 2013-29 and the supplemental Jan. 24, 2017, examination procedures, which are designed to help bank examiners tailor the examinations of national banks and federal savings associations determine the scope of the third-party risk management examination.

  • Why Associates Leave and How You Can Get Them to Stay

    July 02, 2017 |

    When a seemingly happy and successful associate announces the decision to move on, his or her firm can be left feeling shocked and confused. This article provides insight behind these moves, and what law firms can do to make their top associates want to stay.

  • Changing Compensation Strategies Put Partners Under Pressure

    June 02, 2017 |

    Firms Are More Willing Than Ever to Frequently Adjust Pay to Hold on to Their High Performers

    The legal profession has never been more cutthroat. As the race for revenue intensifies, firms are putting more pressure on their partners to perform in a number of criteria. If they don't, it will be reflected in their compensation, title and possibly their place in the firm.

  • Changing Compensation Strategies Put Partners under Pressure

    May 02, 2017 |

    The legal profession has never been more cutthroat. As the race for revenue intensifies, firms are putting more pressure on their partners to perform in a number of criteria. If they don't, it will be reflected in their compensation, title and possibly their place in the firm.

  • The Evolution of the 'Virtual Law Firm'

    March 01, 2017 |

    Though 'Virtual Firms' Are on the Decline, Cloud Technology May Be Shifting the Model to Refocus on Lawyer Mobility
    The rise of cloud computing in particular has made it possible for attorneys to keep all the technology tools they need to practice on hand at all times, and eschew direct client contact and office space if so desired.

  • Presidential Cybersecurity Handoff

    January 01, 2017 |

    Given the pending change in administration and uncertainty around President-elect Trump's priorities on cybersecurity, an analysis of the current federal cyber landscape may yield insights into how the next administration might prioritize their approach on this important front.

  • Rebound Year Forecast for 2017

    January 01, 2017 |

    It is expected that equipment and software investment for 2016 will ultimately close down 1.1%, including three consecutive quarters of declining growth. This trend is expected to reverse in the new year, however, as investment in equipment and software is expected to grow 3.0% in 2017, according to the Annual 2017 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.