The Hardball Times this morning has an article about career lawyers, attorneys who’ve moved beyond the associate level but will never make partner.
Oh, wait, it’s not actually about lawyers. The Hardball Times writes about baseball (which can at particular times involve lots of lawyers).
It’s about the value to organizations of career minor leaguers, [...]
Ryan McLead has a terrific post at 3 Geeks… about the mismatch of expectations among lawyers, firms, and in-house counsel. He lists what attorneys think they sell, what firms think they sell, and what clients think they buy, and what he thinks firms should sell.
I’m writing this response in Chicago, where I’ve been attending [...]
Every morning, somewhere between working out (physical health) and getting to work (fiscal health), I do a wide-ranging scan of what’s in the news and on the web (mental health). A few more items than usual this morning relate to areas I focus on.
A/B Testing Alternative Fees
Matt Hohman of LexThink and The [Non]Billable [...]
There have been some very good comments in reaction to my piece Monday on Value-Based Billing (VBB, a/k/a AFAs — and I just couldn’t resist three acronyms in a row here).
Acronyms and Alphabet Soup
Susan Hackett raised a question about the use of acronyms. Microsoft was a place where TLAs reigned (three-letter acronyms, and [...]
There has been discussion over the past months as to whether the better term for non-hourly billing is “alternative fee arrangements” or “value-based billing.” The answer is yes, and yes.
The first “yes” is an increasing number of firms and clients – not a majority, not a tidal wave, but an increasing number – [...]