Changing How Law Firms Do Business
October 15, 2010
Levenfeld Pearlstein's own executive director Angela Hickey is quoted in the most recent issue of Chicago Lawyer.
As clients continue to demand more value for their dollar from their outside counsel, law firms grapple with the question of how to deliver predictable pricing and high-quality services without jeopardizing their own bottom line. For many, the answer is turning out to be project management. While some firms have trained at least part of their legal force in this area in the past, more are now bringing in legal consultants to do the training and to suggest the appropriate technology to carry out the task. One law school is also shining a light on the importance of managing work efficiently as an integral component of what is necessary to be successful in the legal profession. Chicago Lawyer spoke to area law firms, consultants and educators to see if project management training is merely a fleeting solution or is here to stay.
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