Category Archives: Law firm practices

Call Me INDISPENSABLE

(Part 5 of 5, LPM in Transactional Practices) This is the last in our series of posts about conversations with Lex, who heads a large New York law firm’s transactional practice and is an avid supporter of using Legal Project … Continue reading

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The Random Lunatic — Always an Unhappy Surprise

(Part 4 of 5, LPM in Transactional Practices) EUREKA! Ever had that experience when someone coins a phrase that perfectly describes something you could never find the word to describe? It happened recently during a fascinating conversation with “Lex,” head … Continue reading

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Communicating With “The Client” – Lessons From Lex

By Pam Woldow & Douglas Richardson (Part 3 of 5, LPM in Transactional Practices) Welcome Back, Lex In the last several posts, we’ve been telling you about Lex, the head of a national firm’s transactional practice group, and his staunch … Continue reading

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KM Triumphs at the Lex & Larry LPM Showdown

(Part 2 of 5, LPM in Transactional Practices) Welcome Back, Lex In our last post, we introduced you to “Lex,” head of a large firm’s transactional practice group and a powerful spokesman for the benefits of applying legal project management … Continue reading

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Legal Project Management: Lessons from “Lex” (Part 1 of 5, LPM and Transactional Practices)

But Not for Me Over the course of four years of implementing large law firm Legal Project Management (LPM) initiatives, it has been common for transactional lawyers to ‘inform’ me that the whole Legal Project Management (LPM) trend may be … Continue reading

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A New Approach to Collaboration: Legal Project Management

Given the hard-nosed economic realities of the legal profession, it strikes many lawyers as a little touchy-feely, and even a bit naïve, to speak of “partnerships” between law firms and their clients. Although the parties share a need and appreciation … Continue reading

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LPM Momentum: The Dechert Experience

In 2009, Dechert established itself as a committed first-adopter in the burgeoning Legal Project Management (LPM) trend by offering LPM training to every partner in its U.S.and European offices, certainly a major undertaking. I was retained to design and facilitate … Continue reading

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