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Structural Issues in Law Firm Management

Fordham Law School Mattos Filho

Mondays and Fridays, February 22 — May 17, 2021
8:30 — 9:30 a.m., New York Time, via Zoom


Program Description

This program brings together leaders from top law firms and companies from around the world to discuss best practices for law firm management, especially during these disruptive times. This program will pull back the curtain on what it means to be a law firm partner and the role of partners in law firms. The program is open to all, but is most highly recommended for senior associates, counsel, partners, and non-lawyer leaders at law firms. Sessions will be conducted in English.

Topics Covered

  • Law Firm Goals and Strategies
  • Strategic Management and Planning
  • Compensation Systems
  • Clients
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Firm Structures and Governance
  • People, Finances, Marketing, and Technology
  • Law Firm Management: A Client Perspective
  • Risk Management
  • Pro Bono Practice
  • The Future of the Law Firm


  • Ramzi Aboutaam, Pfizer       
  • Donald Baker, White & Case
  • Andrew Bonzani, IPG
  • Jaime Carey, Carey
  • S. Todd Crider, Simpson Thacher
  • Ivan Delgado, Perez-Llorca
  • Matthew Diller, Fordham Law School
  • Michael G. Egge, Latham & Watkins
  • Jean Michel Enriquez D., Creel
  • Palmina M. Fava, Vinson & Elkins
  • Sergio J. Galvis, Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Joe Green, Gunderson Dettmer
  • Mark Greene, Cravath
  • Daryn A. Grossman, Proskauer
  • Toni Jaeger-Fine, Fordham Law School
  • James Jones, Center for the Study of the Legal Profession, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Claudia Joyce, Skadden
  • Meghann Kelley, White & Case
  • Kim Koopersmith, Akin Gump
  • Sascha Leske, Noerr
  • Charles Martin, Macfarlanes
  • Ary Oswaldo Mattos Filho, Mattos Filho
  • Joseph M. McLaughlin, Simpson Thacher
  • Francesca L. Odell, Cleary Gottlieb
  • Maria-Leticia Ossa Daza, Willkie Farr
  • Pedro Perez-Llorca, Perez-Llorca
  • Antonio N. Piccirillo, Proskauer
  • Sebastian Prichard Jones, Macfarlanes
  • Amadeu C. Ribeiro, Mattos Filho
  • Fiona Schaeffer, Milbank
  • Paul T. Schnell, Skadden
  • Scott V. Simpson, Skadden
  • Christopher K. Tahbaz, Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Brett Williamson, O'Melveny
  • David Wolfson, Milbank

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Program Schedule

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Cost of Attendance

$1,500 per participant

Firms interested in enrolling multiple participants should contact Toni Jaeger-Fine,, to discuss pricing.

$750 per participant for recordings only

Certificate of Attendance

An electronic certificate of attendance will be distributed to participants who attend 80% or more of the scheduled sessions.


The program is recommended for senior associates, partners, and other high-level law firm leaders.


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$1,500 (live program)
Please pay by February 8, 2020.


$750 (program recording, individual use only)


Info Sheet

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