Strategic Guidance. Relevant Insights.
The Managing Partner Roundtable is a peer-group network of managing partners and other law firm leaders who tap into each other’s perspectives, expertise, and strategic wisdom to:Adapt to the new set of competitive pressures facing small-to-mid-sized law firms.
Implement appropriate revenue-strengthening strategies and tactics.
Make the experience of law firm leadership more rewarding.
The Roundtable consists of managing partners and other leaders from firms with typically 60-500 lawyers.
Quarterly Roundtable Meetings
Roundtable meetings occur quarterly for 75 minutes via teleconference – with the exception of the month in which a Roundtable retreat is held. The calls follow a “Mastermind” format whereby members raise in strict confidence topics of concern and relevance and seek each other’s perspectives and strategic wisdom for practical solutions.
Annual In-Person Retreat
Each year, members convene for a two-day in-person retreat. During the retreat, top thought leaders in the industry will address the challenges and opportunities inherent to law firm management. Through an interactive process, participants will identify solutions and develop strategies that improve their ability to effectively grow the firm.
Hear from Our Members
Agenda for Upcoming Programs
Q1 Roundtable Discussion: Leading the Firm in a Time of Crisis
March 31, 2020
Presented by Michael A. Ellenhorn, Founder & CEO of Decipher Global
Facilitated by David Ackert, President of Ackert Inc.
Our discussion will focus on how firm leaders can sustain morale and momentum during this uncertain time. We will address questions related to both internal firm crisis management (paid sick leave, establishing/managing remote work policies) and external, client-based concerns (dealing with business slowdown & interruption). We will also share recommendations related to client retention, talent retention, and a number of other relevant topics.
Q2 Retreat: Los Angeles
June 25 & 26, 2020
Members will gather in person to discuss issues related to the following presentations:
Compensation Tools to Support Senior Partner Transition and Client Succession
Enhancing Client Loyalty
Bolstering Firm Culture in a Time of Uncertainty
The roundtable provides useful insights for navigating the issues that law firms struggle with in today’s marketplace. The quality of programming and peer discussion are top notch.
Managing Partner, RumbergerKirk
The Roundtable provides thought-provoking and informative, top-tier presentations from consultants experienced with law firms and their challenges as well as candid group discussions from peers at like-minded and situated firms. MPR is a productive forum for exploring and advancing law firm management strategies.
Managing Partner, Houston Office, Thompson Knight
The Roundtable discussions are always helpful, relevant and engaging. The meetings provide valuable insights and they prompt me to think more strategically about my firm’s future. David Ackert brings in great guest speakers and his facilitation style ensures that everyone participates and contributes.
Office Managing Partner, Thompson Coburn LLP