2013 Review: The Most Popular Dewey B Strategic Posts
I have compiled a list of the most popular Dewey B Strategic posts of 2013. Several themes run through the year. Innovation and reinvention are driving both law firms and legal publishing. There is a “David and Goliath” theme with new legal publishers challenging the dominant players — this theme emerges as well for law
Bruce MacEwen’s Summit Keynote: The Haiku of Adam Smith, Esq,
MacEwen has been writing AdamSmith Esq for over a decade, but last year his
series “Growth is Dead” both stunned and perplexed law firm leaders
throughout the US.
provided the keynote for this year’s PLL Summit in Seattle, Washington. It is
impossible to summarize his dense and thorough economic analysis of the
Summit IV: Successful in Seattle!
Weil Layoffs: More Firms to Follow?: Point – Counterpoint from Adam Smith, Esq. and American Lawyer
Bloomberg Is On a “What’s Wrong with Big Law?” Roll
One interesting “aside,” focused on the corrosive
ALM Releases 2013 Alternative Fee Arrangement Report: Still Hazy After All These Years
There is nothing simple about AFAs. There isn’t even a simple definition of what it means and in reviewing the inconsistent responses of law firms and legal departments, I couldn’t help but wonder how many of the
PLL Summit Headliners Include Bruce MacEwen (AKA Adam Smith Esq.) and David Lat (Above the Law)
continues as a vehicle for examining the impact and opportunities presented by
change in the law firm environment. The Summit will be held on July 13th in Seattle in conjunction with the AALL annual conference.Last year, we looked at changes
Dewey Leboeuf and The Due Diligence Imperative. Let The Job Seekers Beware…Prestige is not enough.
Tonight Above the Law is reporting that “the end is near” for Dewey & Leboeuf and staff departures are scheduled to begin on Friday. It is a story that has become all too familiar, Heller, Brobeck, Howrey, Coudert Brothers… the mysterious alchemy of missteps, hubris and changed law firm economics. Dewey has the distinction of