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September 18, 2018

Law firms need to consider a range of options for achieving their aspirations

An increasing number of law firm leaders have concluded that they need to grow high quality headcount in their areas of focus to remain competitive. Many have chosen to consider all potential options for achieving growth. This includes recruiting laterals, small groups, or combinations. Many firms choose to put all three options on the table. Strategic planning helps law firms choose among their options. Mary K Young and Kent Zimmermann discuss in The American Lawyer.

Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategic Planning | Publications and Articles | Mary K Young, Kent Zimmermann | Law.com

August 15, 2018

Law Firms Need Informal Reporting Programs to Quash Sexual Harassment

Gwen Mellor discusses how firms, by establishing a neutral reporting resource for inappropriate behavior, can help keep women safe and satisfied, benefiting everyone.

Leadership Development, Strategic Planning | Publications and Articles | Gwen Mellor | The American Lawyer

July 30, 2018

Firms Find Fertile Ground for Growth in Smaller Markets

Certain Midwest and second-tier markets, in terms of population, have garnered interest from large law firms, especially those that serve middle-market clients.  Mary K Young comments on the expansion of firms in the secondary and tertiary markets.

Marketing Planning, Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategic Planning | News Mentions | Mary K Young | The American Lawyer

June 2018

2018 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.

Branding, Marketing Planning | Publications and Articles | Norm Rubenstein, Mary K Young

June 13, 2018

UnitedLex and LeClairRyan Announce Innovative New Law Venture

LeClairRyan has become the first law firm to sign on to what UnitedLex Corp. hopes will be a pioneering alliance between Big Law and New Law. Kent Zimmermann comments on the company's expectation that law firms could see their profits per partner rise up to 15 percent a year if they join the newly formed ULX Partners.

Strategic Planning | News Mentions | Kent Zimmermann | The American Lawyer

May 1, 2018

Are Women in Law Finally Empowered to Speak Out Against Inequality?

Gwen Mellor is quoted in this piece by Vivia Chen in The American Lawyer about the #MeToo movement and how it may give women in the legal profession the strength to speak up over more than just harassment, but inequity of all kinds.

Leadership Development | News Mentions | Gwen Mellor | Are Women in Law Finally Empowered to Speak Out Against Inequality?

June 2017

2017 State of Digital & Content Marketing Survey

Greentarget and Zeughauser Group surveyed In-house counsel as part of our ongoing research into social media and content consumption.

Branding, Marketing Planning | Publications and Articles | Norm Rubenstein, Mary K Young

April 24, 2018

How Morgan Lewis Grew Into a Powerhouse on Its Own Terms

Mary K Young comments on Morgan Lewis's strategies for growth in The American Lawyer piece by Lizzy McLellan

Branding, Strategic Planning | News Mentions | Mary K Young | The American Lawyer

March 8, 2018

One-Third of Texas Law Firm Leaders Say They Are Open to Merger Talks

A new survey finds that 82 percent of Texas law firm leaders have been approached over the last year about a potential combination, and 32 percent say they are open to considering it.

Mergers and Acquisitions | News Mentions | Kent Zimmermann | Texas Lawyer

March 13, 2018

What's So Hot About Texas? For Law Firms, Apparently Everything

"Law firms have been setting up shop and expanding operations in Texas at a frenzied pace—the result of a strong Texas economy, the lure of the state’s high-profile energy sector, and the rainmaking opportunities that exist as the state adds to its long list of corporate headquarters." Kent Zimmermann comments in the Texas Lawyer piece by Brenda Sapino Jeffreys.

Mergers and Acquisitions | News Mentions | Kent Zimmermann | Texas Lawyer