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Law firms have historically put the lion’s share of their financial resources and efforts toward ensuring they have the “best” legal talent to meet or exceed client expectations. For most firms, only scant attention and limited resources have been devoted to having the critical behind-the-scenes human and other assets in place to make the firm hum. These valuable assets ensure that the mail comes in and goes out; client invoices are prepared, sent, and collected; vendors are paid; documents are edited and distributed; employees are thriving and staying; and clients are received at reception with a smile. These touchpoints are vital to a firm’s success.
By Rob Mattern
What strategies can law firms take to rein in expenses during a challenging, down market to avoid further layoffs? Look no further than the firm’s back-office operations. This article presents a brief overview of five areas where your firm can not just “cut costs” but actually improve operations while doing so — this is expense “right-sizing.”
By Anthony Davies
We are seeing is a variety of successful measures that are designed to help attorneys get what they want: a best-of-both worlds scenario where they keep some work-from-home and fold-in an opportunity to intentionally connect and collaborate with colleagues in the office.
By J. Mark Santiago
The best and most effective way to drive firm profitability is through influencing partner behavior. The best way to incent the partners is by linking their compensation clearly and directly to the achievement of the firm’s business strategy.
By Sharon Meit Abrahams
Being a good team leader is not easy. It is your responsibility to manage everything about the people and the positions you oversee. Good team leaders create an environment in which attorneys and staff work hard, are loyal, and add to profitability. Setting expectations and goals is an essential step in becoming an effective team leader.