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Engagement letters vs. statements of work

This post was written by LegalBizDev Principals Mike Egnatchik , Tom Kane , and Jim Hassett . At the beginning of a new matter, lawyers often specify its scope and fees in an engagement letter. The engagement letter is designed to clarify exactly what is included, and excluded, from a particular...

Four ways lawyers should improve project management – A litigator’s view

This guest post was written by Jonathan Cooper , a partner and trial lawyer at Tucker Ellis & West . It is an edited version of an essay he wrote as a participant in our Certified Legal Project Manager TM program, after completing readings from several leading project management textbooks. ...

How to manage budget risks – The example of enforcing a non-compete

This guest post was written by Richard Rosenblatt , a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. It is an edited version of an essay he wrote as a participant in our Certified Legal Project Manager TM program . When we represent clients seeking to enforce non-competes, there are...