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Variable Cost Base: Why, What, and How?

By Sam Coupland

The legal profession, and arguably all professions, have to date been comprised of top-line focussed firms. In its […]

Lifelines for Partners with Dying Practices

By Mike White

Most all attorneys at one point or another in their careers come to view their particular practice area […]

The Tall Poppy Syndrome and Origination Credit

By Ed Wesemann

Law firms talk a good game about sophisticated management but often, just when a firm reaches the verge […]

The “Cheap Grace” of Compensation Systems

By Mike White

I’m always impressed with how much time many of my clients spend wrestling with their compensation systems. The […]


By Gerry Riskin

By Gerry Riskin A mini case study about positive change… Many of our clients strive to build on […]

Forget About Revenue

By Gerry Riskin

By Gerry Riskin Profits are a better way to measure a law firm’s financial health. This article explores […]

Partner Compensation Systems in Professional Service Firms Part I

By Edge International

by Michael J. Anderson Before you overhaul your firm’s compensation system, consider this analysis of the strengths and […]

New Competition Requires Fundamental Readjustments

By Edge International

Compensating Practice Team Leaders… The following has been reprinted with permission from Of Counsel, The Legal and Practice […]

Appraisals Revisited

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Published in: Professional HR, September/October 2006. This article is reprinted with kind permission from the original publishers. © […]

Compensation and Remuneration Revisited

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Compensation and Remuneration Revisited1 by Nick Jarrett-Kerr Clarifying and Defining What the Firm Expects of its Partners Before […]