• Overcoming Legal Finance Misconceptions In 2019

    February 01, 2019 |

    As the volume of litigation continues to grow and the ability to manage it as a defendant or add to it as a plaintiff grows increasingly complex, legal costs will continue to rise in 2019 — and funding advocacy on both sides will remain a lingering challenge.

  • Big Law's Trojan Horse: Are the Big Four Preparing an Invasion?

    January 01, 2019 |

    Law Firms Partner With the Big Four to Serve Their Clients, But the Accountants Pose an Existential Threat. What Will Happen If — or When — They Turn Competitive?

    For law firm leaders, rank-and-file partners and everyone else in the law firm ecosystem, the Big Four shouldn't be a laughing matter. They are serious about selling legal services, and clients are listening.

  • The Strategy of What You Don't Invest In

    December 01, 2018 |

    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.

  • New Partners Don't Know What to Expect After Promotion, Survey Shows

    December 01, 2018 |

    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.

  • Law Firms Are More Profitable Than Ever. How are They Doing It?

    November 01, 2018 |

    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?