The Chief Operating Officer: Managing A Law Firm in Challenging Times explores and discusses the many varied responsibilities and challenging aspects of the Chief Operating Officer role.
The practice of law and the business of law coexist in a world of interconnected forces where everything matters. Societal, geopolitical, economic, and climate issues have as much impact on the practice of law and the business of law as traditional business issues. To an extent never before experienced, the legal world has been indelibly impacted by of a large number of technological, financial, societal, political, and regulatory changes. In this book, Art Gurwitz explores these changes in depth and discusses how they have impacted the Chief Operating Officer's (COO) position. He also outlines the varied responsibilities the COO must undertake and the skill sets necessary to be successful.