So You Have Agreed to Be the Managing Partner

Lanquist, Jr., Edward D.
November 2016
Law Practice: The Business of Practicing Law;Nov/Dec2016, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p58
The article provides information on aspects related to acceptance of managing director's role in law firms and attributes to be focused on. Topics discussed include business development strategy and accountability for effective workflow, centralized management approach incorporated in law firms, and developing sustainable business model.


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