X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Ralph Baxter. Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM

Ralph Baxter spent nearly 25 years as the leader of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe before stepping away from the firm about five years ago. He’s since been involved to varying degrees with a host of emerging legal tech companies, including Lex Machina, Ravel Law and Intapp.

Baxter also launched a failed bid for a West Virginia seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, which ended in a primary defeat in May. Now he’s back to doing consulting work for law firms and other legal service providers.

Considering his own recent loss and some of the fears now gripping the legal industry, Baxter’s message is pretty upbeat. Law firms, he insists, can adopt new technologies and processes to create a future legal services market that creates a win-win-win for law firms, clients and lawyers. The key, he said, is developing new billing models that capture the efficiency from technology and move away from the billable hour.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]

 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.