How to Tell if Your Law Firm Is the Next Dewey
May 24 (Bloomberg Law) — Paul Lippe, founder and CEO of the lawyer collaboration website Legal OnRamp, published a checklist on ABAJournal.com to help big firm lawyers determine if their firm is the next Dewey & LeBoeuf. (http://bit.ly/Jtl5hh) Among the items are whether the firm’s mergers are really strategic, and whether the spread of compensation between the highest- and lowest-paid partners is defensible. To succeed today, America’s biggest law firms need to “recapture the best values . . . from their golden era of the 1950s through 1970s,” he tells Bloomberg Law’s Lee Padchia.