Webinar - Expansion Strategies to Grow Your Firm

  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Greenberg Traurig, Miami


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As a benefit to ALA South Florida Chapter members, we invite you to attend this webinar at the Greenberg Traurig in Miami  There is NO fee for South Florida Chapter members.   Please register on the website for any webinar you wish to attend.

In an increasingly competitive environment, law firm leaders continue to explore strategies that will allow them to increase the depth and breadth of their practices and ensure their stability and legacy. Join this webinar to take a closer look at three expansion strategies -- firm mergers, practice group acquisition and lateral hires – and the homework that must be done in considering each strategy. We will discuss the role of due diligence, preparation of a business model, the role of benefits, and the potential of cultural disruption in expanding and growing your firm. 


•    Review structural options as a strategy to expand a firm
•    Examine necessary steps to take for the analysis of each strategy
•    Analyze impact of a successful or non-successful merger/ hire 

CLM Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Legal Industry/Business Management (LI)

 CLM App Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Legal Industry/Business Management (LI) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application.

John Fitzgerald, CPA, audit partner, member of the Executive Committee, and Chair of Law Firm Services at Berdon LLP, has been with the firm since 1991. Fitzgerald is one of the firm’s key advisors to law practices and also works with closely held businesses in the real estate, hospitality, distribution, and manufacturing sectors. He consults on maximizing opportunities in purchases, sales, and acquisitions; obtaining financing and refinancing; preserving and transferring wealth; and on improving operations. Fitzgerald is also active in the firm’s education committee, training younger professionals and staff in essential audit and professional development skills.

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