AFA’s Are Good For Law Firm Marketing–But What About Profits?

In the past year, there has been a lot written about alternative fee agreements (including my own article in Lawyers Weekly).  More predictability is clearly what corporate counsel want and AFA’s are one path to reach this objective. But once the clock stops running, how do law firms ensure that their bottom line is not … Read more

Lawyers, Process Management and the Billable Hour’s Demise

There is a good piece today in Law.com about how law firms are looking more seriously at process management in order to reign in legal costs. It’s all tied into the backlash against the billable hour, a trend that has been growing since the start of the Great Recession. The author writes: Project and process … Read more