Choose Market Leadership
Our clients are legal industry leaders who seek to outperform their competitors. They turn to Zeughauser Group to increase competitive advantage and profitability, enhance market position, and strengthen organizational culture. Our consulting bench includes former Global 25 law firm chairs, general counsel, and leading law firm CMOs.Read more
Big Law Leaders Must Prepare For COVID-19 Economic Fallout
Peter Zeughauser provides recommendations on how law firms can prepare for a likely economic downturn due to COVID-19.Learn more
2019 State of Digital & Content Marketing Survey
Results of our survey conducted in partnership with Greentarget that focuses on the information consumption attitudes, behaviors and tendencies of in-house counsel. The report includes practical guidance to help law firms compete for greater share of voice among corporate legal departments.Read more
Bankruptcy Lawyers Prepare for an Onslaught of Battered Companies
The coronavirus is threatening to destroy businesses large and small — and that’s got bankruptcy lawyers’ phones ringing off the hook. The economic shock of the social isolation measures being taken across the U.S. to mitigate the pandemic threatens to put millions of Americans out of work and leaves companies in a raft of industries wondering how they’ll make payroll. As bankruptcy lawyers adjust to the new routine of working from home, many are seeing a spike in business they haven’t experienced since the September 2001 terrorist attacks and the 2008 global financial crisis.
Kent Zimmermann sees a sharp ramp-up in the age of the virus with demand picking up for firms serving industries under stress, starting with energy and retail, but also including transportation, leisure and hospitality, and others. High-performing restructuring lawyers with big followings are an increasingly hot commodity. And he sees still other practice groups, including private equity, benefiting as well.Read more
Coronavirus Crisis Upends In-House Counsels’ Work Routines
In-house lawyers are dusting off crisis management plans and reading contracts with a different eye as they try to guide U.S. business leaders through all the uncertainty caused by the novel coronavirus. The challenges are acute in the most disrupted industries such as health care, higher education, hospitality, and transportation, many of which are now seeking billions in federal government aid.
Alexander Dimitrief discusses priorities for law department leaders during these turbulent times. Leaders should “slow down the room” by thinking through the long-term business implications of potentially hasty decisions. Mistaking speed for decisiveness can often result in overlooking critical dissenting views. GCs should work with their CEOs and other C-suite leaders to remind everyone it’s the long run that counts, and not straying from an organization’s values is essential for enduring success.”Read more