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Managing Expectations: Compensating Unique Lateral Partners

By Gerry Riskin

Occasionally firms are presented with a unique opportunity to attract a senior in-house lawyer or governmental official as […]

The Value of Partnership

By Gerry Riskin

I frequently hear Managing Partners comment that associates are different today than they used to be. “Different” is, […]

Retreats – The Edge Approach

By Edge International

In every endeavor there is an optimum way of doing things. The art of sculpting a retreat is […]

Tweaking Compensation

By Gerry Riskin

Of course, there is no perfect compensation system. The unique culture and values of a firm dictates how […]

Managing for a Culture of Cooperation: An Interview with Deborah Koeffler

By Edge International

Deborah Koeffler is the Managing Partner of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp in Los Angeles, California. Coming from having […]

Retreats – The Edge Approach

By Gerry Riskin

Article by Edge International In every endeavor there is an optimum way of doing things. The art of […]

Planning a Law Firm Retreat: Part I

By Gerry Riskin

The rapid growth of law firms in the past decade has created some new and unique management difficulties. […]

Planning a Law Firm Retreat: Part II

By Gerry Riskin

Expanded Annual Meeting Many firm’s partnership agreements require an annual meeting for the election of member of management, […]

Mount Everest Syndrome

By Gerry Riskin

by Gerry Riskin End the cycle of making big plans for nonbillable project…and accomplishing nothing. Here we offer […]

Utilizing Summit Meetings for Integration: An Interview with Don Boyd

By Gerry Riskin

Don Boyd is the Executive Chairman of the Australian-based group of worldwide Deacons offices. Don instituted four days […]