Most law firms employ professionals to assist in managing their business operations. In small firms this may be a single all-purpose administrator, while large firms will have a full C-Suite of business, finance, strategy, IT, marketing, and HR experts, among others. However, across firms of all sizes, professional staffers (regardless of their expertise and experience) often find their efforts hindered to one degree or another by their ‘non-lawyer’ status among partners in the firm.
How would you assess the standing of senior administrators in your law firm? We posed this question to readers of Altman Weil Direct in February 2015.