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Jul 09
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May 01

How to Nail a Speaker Slot

In advance of his headline speaking slot at Legal Geek North America Conference, Mark Cohen talks with Legal Geek about the evolution of his public speaking skills and what it takes to land a speaker slot.
Mar 11

New International Teaching Engagements

IE Law School (Spain)—Visiting Professor teaching three Master Classes  College of Law (Australia)— Faculty Fellow, & Program Board, Master of Legal Business Program
Mar 11
Aug 02

Who Will Train Digital (Legal) Talent At Scale?

The acceleration of change is straining human capacity to adapt. The implications are profound for individuals, families, business, societies, geopolitics, and the planet. How can humanity meet the challenges change poses and realize the opportunities it presents? The urgency of  adaptation is  already impacting the workforce, business and society.  Business... read more →
Jun 06
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Mar 23

Legal Market Change Is Gradual; A Paradigm Shift Will Be Sudden.

“How did you go bankrupt?" Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly.” ― Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises   Thomson Reuters (TR) released its “2023 Report on the State of the Legal Market.” This came on the heels of its “Alternative Legal Services Providers 2023 Report,” TR’s fourth biennial review of providers that... read more →
Jan 31
Dec 15

Law’s Delayed Future

“The future is already here—it’s just not very evenly distributed” observed William Gibson, the noted science fiction writer. He was not referring to the legal industry but could have been. While there is no shortage of self-proclaimed “disruptors,” “innovators,” and “visionaries” in the legal space, the industry is a digital... read more →
Nov 01

Dentons At Ten—What’s Next?

Dentons will soon turn ten—and with a characteristic bang. The firm sent a letter to its clients heralding its forthcoming birthday milestone and looking to the future. Days later, Dentons announced an historic agreement to combine with leading Indian law firm Link Legal, making it the world’s first global firm to... read more →
Oct 14

Will EY Law Change The Legal Delivery Paradigm?

EY’s leadership recently green lighted a major restructuring, ending months of heated speculation. The plan has two key prongs: (1) EY’s audit and advisory businesses will split; and (2) the advisory business will replace its partnership model with a publicly traded corporate structure. The restructuring presents a unique opportunity for EY... read more →
Aug 31

Democratic Degradation Is Law’s Ultimate Disruptor

The legal industry has been remarkably buoyant in a tumultuous world. It has weathered 9/11, the global financial crisis, economic downturns, automation, digital transformation, domestic and international instability, and the Pandemic. Through it all, the legal sector has prospered financially, even as its resistance to change has misaligned it with... read more →
Jul 13

Why The Big Four Should Adopt A Corporate Structure

EY and Deloitte recently made headlines and fueled speculation by purported plans to spin-off their audit and advisory arms. EY, Deloitte, PwC, and KPMG (The Big Four) have come under protracted, intense criticism for a lack of independence in their auditing of company accounts because of fees their advisory partners... read more →