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Partner Compensation and Performance  

Perhaps nothing is more sensitive, and more talked about in law firms, than partner compensation.  In a landscape of mergers, poaching of laterals, and both high and low-performing partners, management teams have to address this potential landmine to retain talent, maintain trust and advance strategy.  Going to experienced consultants helps management to get neutral advice, a range of options and improved processes in compensation schemes.

In the past few years Edge has often been asked how a firm should reward the “subjective” contributions to a firm’s overall success.  We prefer to call these the “qualitative contributions” of partners.  We have written and extensively advised on this topic.  See the following for more insights:

Edge handles compensation engagements large and small, from “tweaks” to reward the best performers to more extensive overhauls that balance financial performance with other key contributions.  We are able to: