Inside counsel regularly interact with practice groups and their management at law firms but may not always stop to consider why they are important. If the practice is doing its job, they should not see what goes on behind the curtain. However, how practice groups are run makes an important difference in the service clients receive. Practice group management should be providing the vision for their group, developing the talent to carry out the vision and making sure the group works well together to exceed your expectations and “make sure the trains run on time.” While sometimes a challenging position, it is always rewarding.
Having the Vision