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Law firms are in the business of service. In fact, serving client needs, while also finding more of those clients to serve, is the foundation of revenue growth, sustainability and profitability for firms of all sizes and practice areas. Yet, approaching the business side of law with that same service mindset can be seen as an unconventional view for law firms to take. Find out how GrowthPlay and The HX Collective are working to change that traditional mindset.
Offit Kurman began as an eight-attorney firm in 1987 based out of Baltimore, Maryland. In 2021, it’s expanded to 250 attorneys in 15 offices nationwide. Since developing and implementing a strategic plan in 2007, Offit Kurman has seen an average revenue increase of 14% per year and is now ranked on American Lawyer’s Am Law 200 list. The Successful Firm Project interviewed Offit Kurman’s Managing Partner, Timothy Lynch, to learn how the firm embraces a growth mindset.
We’ve got advice for managing conflict in your legal organization.
Conflict in the workplace is inevitable — including within legal organizations. Failing to address such discord can negatively affect firm morale and potentially drive away valued lawyers and staff.
This huddle with Rachel Druckenmiller focused on how successful firms focus on the development of their most important asset, their people.
There’s nothing that will make a better impact when it comes to firm growth than recruiting and developing talent. Subject Matter Coach Sarah L. Evenson, JD, MBA, explained that successful firms approach recruiting from the…
Everyone has these biases; here’s how you can keep them from seeping into your hiring process.
In 2018, a study revealed that racial and gender bias are still widespread within the legal industry. In fact, 63% of women of color reported that they had to go “above and beyond” to gain the same recognition as their coworkers. Furthermore, men of color and white women reported feeling like they were held to higher standards more often than white men.
James Cornell, the Office Administrator for Shook, Hardy & Bacon, was the featured Subject Matter Coach for the Successful Firm Project’s inaugural huddle: How Successful Firms Make Mental Health Matter. Subscribers from the Successful Firm…
If we look closely at how we think throughout a workday, it turns out that for most of the day we’re simply bouncing from thought to thought — without much awareness of the quality of those thoughts.
If you’re seeing signs of employee burnout, these tips can help you cut it off before it becomes a bigger problem.
Burnout is a tricky thing, and it feels like an even weightier term given the last year. You have to be on your toes when it comes to it, and when you least expect it, it can pause or even derail a career. If it’s happening with one of your firm’s lawyers, it can trickle down to the firm’s support staff.
Long-term care insurance (LTCI) products and enrollment have gone through many twists and turns in the past 10 years. The question many law firms ask is “How do we successfully offer an LTC benefit?”