Lawyers today face increasing pressure to be efficient, handle matters effectively, and produce quality work product and service. They must also utilize appropriate risk management practices and meet the ever-growing number of compliance requirements in many areas of law. These expectations, along with the 24/7 service demand for most businesses, result in tremendous stresses on legal professionals to manage in a more disciplined manner than in the past. Legal project management tools and approaches provide the techniques to navigate these pressures and relieve some of the stresses of managing matters effectively. This program will offer insights and approaches for legal project management that can be implemented in legal departments or private law practices.
WilmerHale Partner Gregory Lantier will join the panel “Getting Partners on Board to Use and Champion LPM,” which will discuss:
- Driving adoption with motivators like client demand, increasing market share, reduced write offs, internal controls
- Identifying champions and innovators
- Insuring positive results - client feedback, reduced costs, reduced write offs