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Using Legal Project Management in Merger Acquisition Transactions - A Guidebook for Managing Deals Efficiently and Effectively, Byron S. Kalogerou and Dennis J. White, Editors - Using Legal Practice Management in Merger and Acquisition Transactions is a new guidebook written by seasoned M&A practitioners that will help you work faster and smarter, meeting the demands of increasingly sophisticated clients and keeping pace with today’s dynamic legal marketplace. As a practical resource, this guide contains essential tools that deal lawyers can consult, customize, and adapt as they effectively scope, plan, manage, and execute M&A transactions. Deal velocity continues to accelerate as a result of advances in technology, instant communication and virtual due diligence and closings. To respond to this velocity in the deal cycle and increasing demands for predictability of legal costs in transactional matters, this resource provides you with tools to help meet such demands, without overlooking important matters or otherwise compromising the quality of legal service you provide. To purchase or obtain more information, please click the title above.
Smart Pricing, Smarter Profit, Stuart J T Dodds - Smarter Pricing, Smarter Profit provides a terrific overview of the major issues affecting the pricing of legal work today. Stuart Dodds lays out a simple, yet comprehensive framework for developing and negotiating the right price for legal matters and then, managing to the matter to that price. The book does not address pricing in a vacuum, but in conjunction with an understanding of the market trends, law firm profitability and other key issues that are critical to effective pricing. The book should be required reading for anyone leading pricing or LPM initiatives in law firms. - Susan Raridon Lambreth, Principal, LawVision Group and Founder, LPM Institute. To purchase or obtain more information, please click the title above.
CENTRE For LEGAL INNOVATION - AN INTERVIEW WITH SUSAN LAMBRETH | LEGAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Click here to view.
PODCAST WITH SUSAN RARIDON LAMBRETH ABOUT LPM: Click here to view.
ABA BUSINESS LAW SECTION TASK FORCE ON LPM IN M&A SURVEY RESULTS: Click here to see results.
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"Changing Performance Metrics for Legal Services," Susan Raridon Lambreth interviews with Steve Harmon, Cisco, published in Thomson Reuters, The Forum, Vol. 3, 2017.