Two years ago, Ann Lee Gibson picked a certain Washington, D.C., law firm as the weakest link in that legal market. She does so every year with the big legal markets around the country.Gibson applied her own metrics to the firm’s numbers in a legal publication’s listings of the highest grossing law firms. They looked good, but she saw a pattern over several years: Earnings were stuck at the same level, which would cause internal friction among the lawyers. And one of the firm’s biggest practice areas, telecom, was way down and falling.Sure enough, now the firm has lost a sizable number of lawyers and reportedly is in play for splitting, merging or whatever it can salvage.Gibson is a business development consultant for law firms–she’s tallied $400 million and counting in new business for her clients over the past seven years. Based in West Plains, Mo., and a very frequent flier, she worked previously as a marketer inside two California based law firms, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and before that Nossaman Guthner Knox & Elliott.“I reported the D.C. weakest link to my clients two years ago, and I can’t and won’t say what they did with the information,” Gibson says…. Read full this story
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