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Latham’s Robert Dell, Jackson Lewis’s Vincent Cino: Best Practices For Leadership Succession

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Latham & Watkins

In 2007, Patrick McKenna initiated a survey to an extensive list of law firm leaders asking them, among other things, which law firm managing partner (chair/CEO/etc.) they most admired for their management/leadership competence. Far and away the most revered was Robert … Continue reading

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Richard Susskind: Moses To The Modern Law Firm

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A photograph of Richard Susskind (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

It wasn’t but a minute into my conversation with Richard Susskind–author, professor, consultant, and most pertinent to our discourse, legal futurist–that I was transported in time; not forward, interestingly, but backward, revisiting a trip to a local veterinarian’s office in my … Continue reading

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Patton Boggs: The Report Of Their Death Was An Exaggeration

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Patton Boggs

If Mark Twain were still gracing us with his presence, Patton Boggs might seek his counsel in dealing with a premature obituary. Their unity and stability have been something of a debate in the media recently, which seems bent on the firm’s … Continue reading

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Heenan Blaikie Dissolution Spotlights The Need For Cultural Change

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Heenan Blaikie

Walt Disney Studios released the short film Paul Bunyan in 1958, bringing to life their translation of the eponymous French Canadian folk lore that originated in tales told during the Papineau Rebellion of 1837. The film perpetuated the legend of the giant lumber jack, … Continue reading

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Sex, War and Stability In The Firm – A Clash of Cohorts

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Tracing its lineage back to a partnership in 1899 between Arthur Hill, Robert Homans and Robert Barlow, Hill & Barlow was one of Boston’s oldest and most highly respected law firms. Due to Hill’s intensely rigid character and strong sense … Continue reading

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NFL Bankruptcies, Moral Hazard, And The Evolution of Sports Agents

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Terrell Owens burned through $80M…(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Ask any photographer and they will tell you the same thing: different angles give you different pictures. While this statement is literal, understanding the metaphor isn’t rocket science. And though it applies to most of life’s work, it is supremely … Continue reading

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