Business of Law (Video)

39 ABA Journal articles on Business of Law (Video).

Attorneys tout the benefits of having a paperless law practice

Having a truly paperless office will increase efficiency safeguard important client data–but getting there is often the hardest part.

In a packed conference room at ABA Techshow on Thursday…

LeClairRyan opens Atlanta office with 2 partners from Troutman Sanders

A rapidly growing law firm with longstanding roots in Richmond, Virginia, is expanding its footprint in the Southeast.

LeClairRyan announced this week that it is opening an Atlanta office…

Rolling out law practice management software at Akin Gump (video)

Toby Brown, director of strategic pricing and analytics at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about the challenges of implementing a pricing strategy at…

What do the 2013 bonuses tell us about the legal market? (video)

David Lat and Elie Mystal from Above the Law talk with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about 2013 bonuses for lawyers at Cravath and Skadden, as well as some recent and…

What it’s like to build a new law firm in the post-downturn market (video)

Bruce Barket, founding partner at Barket, Marion, Epstein & Kearon, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about the challenges in building a law firm after the legal profession’s slowdown in…

BigLaw partners can’t really be entrepreneurial, consultant says (video)

This year has been a “long slog” for most major law firms, with revenues and profits rising modestly, if at all, law firm consultant Bruce MacEwen tells…

Why Milbank sends its 4th-year associates back to school (video)

David Wolfson, partner at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy and chair of the firm’s professional development committee, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about the Milbank@Harvard program.

The week-long course…

Is bigger better for the bottom line? Why these BigLaw firms might merge (video)

Recent reports have indicated that Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe is discussing a tie up with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, while Patton Boggs Oct 31, 2013 5:25 PM CDT

How GlaxoSmithKline changed the way it buys legal services (video)

Silvia Hodges Silverstein, adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, and Heidi Gardner, assistant professor at Harvard Business School talk with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about how pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline introduced…

Start-up UpCounsel raises $1.5M to expand its online atty marketplace outside of California (video)

Matt Faustman, founder and CEO of legal services start up UpCounsel, talks to Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about his company’s recent fundraising and expansion of service into New York.

UpCounsel,…

Law schools should award more scholarships based on need rather than merit, says dean (video)

Law schools need to find ways to cut the expense of merit scholarships, which they “use to buy students…with high LSATs” to improve the schools’ U.S. News & World Report…

How Bryan Cave grooms rainmakers (video)

Law firm associates know they have to start to develop business, but don’t always know the best way to go about it.

Bryan Cave partner Steve Sunshine’s mentorship of one…

What would the Obama-backed 2-year law school look like? Dean describes NYLS program (video)

Anthony Crowell, dean and president of New York Law School, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia (a New York Law School alumnus) about the school’s new two-year law degree program…

Why are clients buying less but paying more? ALM’s editor-in-chief may have the answer (video)

Aric Press, editor in chief of American Lawyer Media, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about the latest data on the financial performance of law firms.

“The legal marketplace is…

How DLA Piper became the highest-grossing firm in only 9 years (video)

After three years at the top of the American Lawyer revenue rankings, Baker & McKenzie has been dethroned. Kent Zimmermann, consultant to law…

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