Amid Napa Valley’s rolling, grape-filled fields, Buchalter Nemer attorneys spent a recent weekend playing golf and tennis in the 80-degree weather.

Over dinner in Merryvale Vineyard’s cask-lined dining room, managing partner Rick Cohen told his partners that the firm needs to identify younger lawyers to lead it. Later that weekend, he prodded them to ramp up business development. “If everyone keeps doing what they’ve been doing, we won’t be dramatically more successful,” he said he told his partners. “I asked everyone to figure out what they can do differently.”

This content has been archived.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

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]