Regular readers know that Jeff Carr, the General Counsel of FMC Technologies, is my mentor, my client and my friend. Our relationship evolved in that order. I am very proud of each of these steps in the growth of our personal relationship–anytime you can develop a strong friendship with someone who is smart, ethical, funny,
Aric Press of American Lawyer penned a terrific article, What the Rise of Pricing Officers Says About Big Law’s Future. The article, reflecting the results of a recent survey, offers some great insights into the move to non-hourly billing at the largest law firms. One result was disappointing, though not surprising:
Value is harder.