To test the viability of the large law firm model, an Indiana University law professor and the lead risk manager for the Australian lawyers insurance operation organized a role-playing game, a sort of Dungeons and Dragons for lawyers. FutureFirm is a case study of a hypothetical Am Law 200 firm in trouble. Law firm partners, clients, law students and consultants spent a weekend devising strategies to help the firm survive another decade. What emerged from the exercise was a model of what big firms might look like.
Legal Professionals Role-Play the Future of Big Law
The American Lawyer
April 21, 2009