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Profit-Sharing in Smaller Partnerships

By Neil Oakes

In my most recent article, I looked at some alternative options for profit-sharing among law-firm partners. All of […]

Coaching and Return on Investment

By Jonathan Middleburgh

While executive coaching has become popular in many law firms and corporate law departments, one of the reasons […]

Leadership and Risk-Taking

By David Cruickshank

Election season has begun in the United States, far too early compared to most countries. The competition for […]

Splitting the Pie: Some Thoughts on Profit-sharing among Partners

By Neil Oakes

According to the great David Maister, “Profit-sharing arrangements between partners are among the most difficult set of issues […]

Compensation Factors and the Three-Point Shot

By David Cruickshank

The basketball rule that awards three points for a longer shot was a seen as a “circus shot” […]

Collaboration and Compensation (Part 2)

By David Cruickshank

This article was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Edge International Communiqué.  Collaboration-evaluation tools can help […]

Sharing Profit and Millennial Partners

By Neil Oakes

The millennial generation, born from 1981 to 1996 (or thereabouts), now 23 to 38 years of age (or […]

Risk Insurance for Laterals

By David Cruickshank

Suppose your firm’s longtime insurance advisor came to you and said: “You have a substantial investment that we […]

The Death of Deference

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Lawyers have always been a distrustful bunch, but in the last twenty years the growth of larger law […]

When the Monkeys Run the Zoo

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

In running any business, reaching wise and sensible decisions is never easy. And in competitive markets, many who […]