February 1, 2012

David T. Brown, Chair of the firm's Management Committee, authored the "Closing Argument" column in the February 2012 issue of Chicago Lawyer.


Leadership does not come naturally for many attorneys, nor are we trained to be good business leaders. Law school certainly does not teach us how to lead, much less how to identify the next generation of law firm leaders and groom them for success. The resulting problems can not only jeopardize the long-term viability of a firm, but also have a negative effect on clients. In addition, the challenges of today's legal and business climates demand that we work harder than ever to identify and develop strong leaders.

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