Law Firm As A Business

So you want to be a lawyer – Do you know how law firms are managed? Do you understand the economic dynamics of a law firm? Do you know which law school grads get hired? And which associates make partner? In today’s highly competitive marketplace, it is imperative to understand law firms as businesses. After all, AmLaw 100 firms have gross annual revenues of $250m+ with some elite firms having revenues in excess of a billion dollars. Even small law firms are million-dollar businesses. A lack of business savvy about your own industry could be dangerous to your career. In the course, students will learn how to think critically about business trends that affect the legal profession, law firms and your own career.
Credits: 2

Type: SEM

Is this course open to LL.M. students? Yes

Additional information: This is a seven-week condensed semester course.