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Washington firms outperform US counterparts

May 15, 2014 Law firms in Washington DC are doing much better than their counterparts in other US cities, according to a quarterly report released by Citi Private Bank Law Firm Watch. In the first three months of 2014, Washington…

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Washington DC law firms fall behind US average

Aug 29, 2013 Law firms in Washington DC have fallen behind the national average on a number of key metrics: revenue, demand, productivity and billable hours. A new survey by Citi Private Bank Law Firm Group examined data from 172…

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Growth rate at top UK firms down by half

Jun 11, 2013 The rate of fee income growth among the UK’s top 100 law firms has halved since last year, according to business advisory firm Deloitte. The 2013 financial year saw fee income increase by 2.6% down from the 6.6%…

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Simmons lawyers told to increase billings

May 1, 2013 The managing partner of Simmons & Simmons has chastised associates for not billing enough, sending a firm-wide email to point out that competitors are recording an extra 500 hours of billings per associate per annum.…

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Demand for legal services in the US remains flat

Nov 8, 2012 Demand for legal services in the US has remained steady in the third quarter, despite falling stock prices and the battering from super-storm Sandy. An analysis by Peer Monitor, a division of Thomson Reuters’…

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Law firm consolidation proceeds in third quarter

Oct 4, 2012 Law firm consultants Altman Weil report that there were 14 law firm mergers and acquisitions in the United States in the third quarter, comprising four mergers and 10 acquisitions of small firms. “Law firms continue…

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How one lawyer uses Joe’s Goals

Nov 23, 2007 The surest way to be more productive, to be more consistent, and to accomplish what you’ve set for yourself is to track. Track, track, track. Track in detail. Track daily. Dieters know this, businesses know this, and…

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