No doubt you’ve heard the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. It’s a popular quotation which is often “mis-attributed to Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, and Mark Twain,” according to Huffington Post reporter Clara Santa Maria. Regardless, it accurately reflects the sentiment expressed by Jordan Furlong in a post titled Design ... Read More »
No doubt you’ve heard the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and exp...
In my last blog post, I expressed concern about a serious conundrum: so many legal firms forego orga...
Mobile isn’t a technology that’s coming—it’s arrived. Google’s mobile guru Tim Reis demonstra...
Last week, ALM published a new white paper titled Alternative Fee Arrangements at Legal Departments ...
Business conditions over the past few years have been … trying. And all the changes impacting the le...
In my last blog post, I expressed concern about a serious conundrum: so many legal firms forego organic growth to pursue lateral hires … even when the results and success rate for lateral acquisitions remain poor. Half of all laterals turn out to be failures, and an additional group falls short of meeting expectations. When you factor in the hard ... Read More »
Mobile isn’t a technology that’s coming—it’s arrived. Google’s mobile guru Tim Reis demonstrated this when he spelled out some compelling facts about the impact of mobile technology in a digital world: Mobile internet users will outpace desktop internet users this year By 2015 mobile transactions will reach $1 trillion (with a “T”) 50% of US mobile users have smart phones Therefore we ... Read More »
Last week, ALM published a new white paper titled Alternative Fee Arrangements at Legal Departments and Law Firms, largely based on a newly completed survey of law firms. Alternative Fee Agreements, or AFAs, have become an increasingly common word in the legalese lexicon and the survey may offer indications as to why.The report finds, “19 percent of corporate legal departments ... Read More »
Business conditions over the past few years have been … trying. And all the changes impacting the legal profession haven’t made things any easier. Is there any rock of stability in the midst of large law bankruptcies, alternative fees, globalization, technology shifts, new partnership models, legal process outsourcing, lateral hiring bubbles and overcapacity projections? Regardless of how conditions have changed ... Read More »
I am a tourist! Not the cool, laid-back “oh yeah, I’ve been there” kind … more like the “oh-my-gosh-we’ve-got-to-do-1000-things-while-we’re-here” kind. Think Clark Griswold, with lots of caffeine. Even as a seasoned traveler who should know better, I still love to visit the places other tourists go, take pictures of the same sights tourists always capture on their cameras, and then ... Read More »