Results tagged "marketplace" from Hanover Legal

37 Signs That Your Firm May Be Sinking

It does not take a legal market expert to know that the landscape of major law firms is changing like that of the polar ice caps. Since 2000 at least nine firms have collapsed from their perches amidst the Am-Flawed 100 directly into oblivion, namely: Dewey & LeBoeuf, Howrey, Heller Ehrman, Thacher Proffitt, McKee Nelson, Wolf Block, Dreier, Thelen, and Brobeck — or on average one firm every one and a half years.

BigLaw Transparency: Kalis v. the Am-Flawed 100

Whatever one’s personal opinion of K&L Gates’ Chairman Peter Kalis, few can dispute his marketing genius. A master of the in-your-face quote who relishes the spotlight and misses no opportunity to place himself front and center for the legal market media, he deserves a lion’s share of the credit for taking a once relatively unknown law firm languishing under the radar in a small market town and turning it into one of the world’s greatest in terms of numbers of lawyers and offices as well as gross revenue and brand-name recognition.