Before you innovate, fix your business model

It sounds very cool to say you are an innovator, writes Ken Grady in ‘Before you innovate, fix your business model‘. As always from Ken, innovation is a topical issue for BigLaw business model firms. Read what he has to say…..

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Why your law firm can’t innovate

With ‘Why your law firm can’t innovate‘ Ken Grady adds to the exploration of BigLaw and innovation on The Dialogue (1). As Ken puts it: “…the lament is there: why don’t large law firms innovate?” Ken offers four well-argued strategies to address the challenge.

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Did we serenely pass a tipping point?

Ken Grady’s post argues that a recent survey from Corporate Counsel magazine suggests we did pass a tipping point in legal services in the US. I would this tipping point has or is being reached in other major jurisdictions too. 

As my kids used to say, “Made you look”! Remember, we rarely know a tipping point until we have passed it. We see them while looking back. We realize the world changed as we watched another cute cat video. For the record, I prefer the video of Professors Collins and Stone talking with Judge Posner. The Judge shares some provocative thoughts about the Supreme Court.

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In search of the essence of General Counsel

In this essay on the Essence of General Counsel Ken Grady demonstrates his piercing insight and authority born of years of observation and reflection.

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Stop Pummelling BigLaw

Ken Grady’s title of his post today, Stop Pummelling BigLaw, is a really important sentiment with which I wholeheartedly agree. The BigLaw industry (remember BigLaw refers to the business model of all but a handful of today’s larger law firms) comprises 10s of 1000s of firms around the world. As Ken says “BigLaw is tough enough to take the punches and it doesn’t need me to defend it“, but the commentariat and NewLaw are serving no one’s interests by BigLaw bashing. 

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