Business Development Resources

Why Clients Hire and Fire Law Firms

Wine dealers have a saying: “Buy on bread and sell on cheese.” They know bread doesn’t mask the taste of wine and that cheese does. When corporate clients relate to their outside law firms, they appear to operate on a similar aphorism: Buy for knowledge, fire for price. Read more.

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Step Into Your Client’s Shoes

I learned everything I ever need to know about client service the first time I closed a deal on my own. I was a young client, anxiously micro-managing a negotiation that my outside counsel (whom I’ll call Steve) could have mastered in his sleep. One night, after we had reviewed the negotiation strategy with the…

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I participated in Mountaintop’s Leadership and Business Development Academy along with several partners at our firm, and we were not disappointed.  The Academy introduced the ideas and methods our young partners needed to feel confident about their business development efforts.  For more experienced partners like me, the Academy presented a more deliberate and thoughtful approach to leveraging existing contacts and successes.  My colleagues and I saw results almost immediately.  Mountaintop’s approach works as long as you work the plan.

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