It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. In a world where the only thing that doesn't change is change itself, opportunities and risks are too obvious to ignore, and the legal market is no exception. As a nearly $300 billion industry and one of the most profitable in the world, the U.S. legal industry is under fundamental transformation. Whether in-house counsel or law firms, only those with far-ranging sights, clear thoughts and quick action can survive and thrive.

West Coast Law Firms

Chair and Chief Executive Partner of Morrison & Foerster since 2012, Larren Nashelsky takes the lead in setting policy and providing strategic direction to the firm. In a recent interview with Leaders League, he decodes the firm's internationalization strategy, management organization as well as remuneration system.

Larren Nashelsky (Morrison & Foerster): “We are committed to having a one-firm culture”

Chair and Chief Executive Partner of Morrison & Foerster since 2012, Larren Nashelsky takes the lead in setting policy and providing strategic direction to the firm. In a recent interview with Leaders League, he decodes the firm's internationaliz...

10-03-2016

Probably the most powerful lawyer that nobody has ever heard of, Robert Gunderson, co-founded Gunderson Dettmer twenty years ago. Since, the firm has evolved into a top legal advisor for venture capital and emerging technology companies such as Foursquare, Accel and Andreessen Horowitz, with 200 lawyers and 7 offices across 2 continents.

Robert Gunderson: “The legal market has been one of the few market places that still use old standard business concepts”

Probably the most powerful lawyer that nobody has ever heard of, Robert Gunderson, co-founded Gunderson Dettmer twenty years ago. Since, the firm has evolved into a top legal advisor for venture capital and emerging technology companies such as Fours...

07-04-2016

John Quinn, Founder & Managing Partner, Quinn Emanuel, talks to Leaders League the secrets behind this prestigious firm's success.

John Quinn (Quinn Emanuel): "The first requirement for setting up somewhere is to search out the legal talent"

John Quinn, Founder & Managing Partner, Quinn Emanuel, talks to Leaders League the secrets behind this prestigious firm's success.

06-03-2014

President Trump's nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission is Jay Clayton. Clayton is a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, a law firm, and is responsible for helping corporations navigate federal regulations, including those issued by the SEC.

Jay Clayton to Head Securities Exchange Commission

President Trump's nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission is Jay Clayton. Clayton is a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, a law firm, and is responsible for helping corporations navigate federal regulations, including those issued by...

13-02-2017