September 2008

The Marketplace section of today’s Wall Street Journal  features the headline, "Food Marketers Cook Up ‘Value’ Campaigns."  Seems like, in today’s world, value is is de rigueur.  We at Valorem certainly hope that it informs purchasing decisions in the legal world.

What?!?!?!?  Value in the legal world?  Yes.

I’m being serious here.

I know,

"When the going gets tough, the tough get going."

This quote is frequently attributed to legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi, but it appears to have been uttered first by Joseph P. Kennedy.  The source is less relevant than the concept.   When confronted with a problem, some give up.  Some turn the problem into