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NLJ’s 50 “Trailblazers”

The National Law Journal recently released their “2013 Legal Business Trailblazers & Pioneers” report, which I take it they intend to be an annual event, although this is the first of its kind. The complete report is here. According to Kenneth Gary, the Publisher, it’s “the inaugural list of p[eople who have truly ‘moved the
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Compensation Design

Come one, come all! Right here in New York: On Thursday, January 30th From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm At the AMA Executive Conference Center (48th & Broadway) I’ll be delivering the keynote address and participating in a day-long conference on Compensation Design for Law Firms. Among my fellow speakers and panelists will be: William
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Happy Thanksgiving

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At the Law Society of Scotland

On Tuesday, September 24th I will be the keynote speaker at the Law Society of Scotland’s “Law in Scotland” conference in Glasgow. The Society was kind enough to interview me for a profile in their Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, and the story is available here. A few quick excerpts: An American of Scottish
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Join Me in Toronto September 10

In partnership with our good friends at Above the Law, I’ll be in Toronto the evening of Tuesday, September 10th discussing “Growth Is Dead: Now What?”.   The event  will run from 6:30 to 9:00 pm and will  include  a cocktail reception before and after a lively panel discussion including me and select local law firm
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For Our Readers in Asia

Actually, this is for all our readers, but for those of you in the Eastern time zone in the US, you’ll need to be up at 11:00 pm this coming Wednesday the 24th of July. This is what I’m referring to:  The LAWASIA Law Management Section has kindly set up a free online webinar where
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4th Cir. Judicial Conference

A quick personal note to any readers who may be planning to attend the biennial Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, taking place next week at the  Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. I’ll be there, speaking on a panel the morning of Friday, June 28 on The Economic Outlook and the Effect on Your Law Practice:
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Richard Rapp Joins Adam Smith, Esq.

It is with great personal and professional pleasure that we announce Richard Rapp is joining Adam Smith, Esq. as Senior Advisor. Those of you who have learned even a little about the consulting side of Adam Smith, Esq. know that we have remained small by choice, reflecting our conviction that the most challenging and sophisticated
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Wish You’d Been Here

As I hope many of you saw, we held a launch party for Growth Is Dead: Now What? here in New York about ten days ago, and some photos are now back. Our generous friends at Above the Law hosted the event, which was held at the NoMad Hotel on Broadway at 28th Street. We’re
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“Growth Is Dead” Launch Party

A gentle reminder, dear readers: Our friends at Above the Law have published a short interview with me about the genesis of Growth Is Dead (with a convenient link to the registration page for the launch party; remember it’s free). Hope to see you there!

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