Day: November 19, 2015

What’s Your Plan?

With vast numbers of baby-boom attorneys facing career transitions, a substantial demographic shift is on the horizon for the legal profession. A recent New York Times article discussed the dynamics of BigLaw’s aging law firm leadership and cited a troubling statistic: only 31 percent of the largest law firms have a formal succession planning process. The article reminds us about how critical succession management planning is, not only for law firm leadership, but also for pro bono leadership. By having a strategy, firms can effectively ensure continuity in program governance, in part by identifying and cultivating talent from within the

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