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Closing the Leadership Gap in Law Firms

November 2017 - DRI's For The Defense
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by Sandra J. Wunderlich

Now more than ever, we need great leaders at law firms. The legal industry is undergoing unprecedented changes. There are many economic forces driving these changes, including flat demand for legal services, increased competition among law firms, clients demanding more for less, and alternative service providers entering the market and performing tasks that lawyers previously did. There are also socioeconomic factors at play: changes in the attitudes among the workforce, several generations working in the same environment, and an increased willingness of attorneys to make lateral moves. Firms depend on their leadership to guide them through these challenges. But are we equipping these leaders with the skills that they need to do the job?

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