Anthony Panebianco is a shareholder with Davis Malm, the ILN’s member firm for Boston, Massachusetts. In this episode, Lindsay and Anthony chat about the current market for litigation and transactional matters, why being considerate and thoughtful can lead to more clients, and one of the biggest misunderstandings people have about litigation.

You can listen to the podcast here, or we’ve provided a transcript of the highlights below.

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As things get literally hotter this summer, one of the “hot” topics on many people’s minds is sustainability. Also, ice cream, but I digress.

At the ILN, we’ve been thinking about sustainability for a while now. As the Network’s only employee, it has made sense for many years that I work remotely from a home office and we used the pandemic as an excuse to go completely paperless at our conferences, except for our name tags. I’ve been paperless at our office for much longer.

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Joshua Upin is a partner with Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld, the ILN’s Pennsylvania member firm. In this episode, he and Lindsay discuss the hot topic on everyone’s mind, generative AI, the unrealistic expectations that television has created for the legal system, and his new favorite podcast, Magnificent Jerk

You can listen to the podcast here, or we’ve provided a transcript of the highlights below.

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In today’s dynamic work environment, one of the key questions I often get is about the essential skills people need to thrive.

In my view, achieving success involves three key elements: resilience, a commitment to continuous learning, and fostering a supportive network.

Continue Reading Essential Traits for Success: Persistence, Learning, and Strong Support

It’s safe to say that most of us didn’t pursue a career in law because of our love for data, right?

If we were passionate about data, we’d probably be in a different field altogether.

But here’s the reality check: embracing data is crucial to staying relevant as the legal landscape evolves. It might sound daunting, but once you invest the time to establish processes for collecting and analyzing your data, the payoff can be immense. You’ll uncover opportunities to enhance efficiency, deliver more value to clients, and identify strategies for improving firm profitability. More value and higher profits? Suddenly, data doesn’t seem so intimidating, does it?

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Alishan Naqvee is the founding partner of LexCounsel, one of the ILN’s member firms in India. In this episode, Alishan and Lindsay discuss how technology has changed the practice of law, what is intriguing about the modern practice of healthcare law, and what many people misunderstand about lawyers. Don’t miss this fascinating conversation!

You can listen to the podcast here, or we’ve provided a transcript of the highlights below.

Continue Reading Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast | Alishan Naqvee, LexCounsel

Recently, I noticed an EXPLOSION of interest in my post from last year on the state of the legal industry, where we talked about relaxing because the industry was familiar with contractions. This is still true, but the word for this year is ADAPTATION.

I’m just gonna say it now, if you’ve been here a while, you already know that I’ve said this before. Back in August of 2016, we starting talking about how the law firm of the future was going to need to be flexible – what did I mean by that?

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Noel Ng is the COO of Goodwins Law Corporation in Singapore, a firm with more than twenty years in the legal industry and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Noel discuss Singapore’s importance as a gateway to Asia, as well as Europe and South America’s increase in focus on the country, and how creating online relationships are improved by taking them offline.

You can listen to the podcast here, or we’ve provided a transcript of the highlights below.

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There’s only one answer that my lawyers give when I ask them what they’re curious about when it comes to the practice of law, and that’s generative AI.

We’re not the only ones talking about it. Last year, the Thomson Reuters Institute surveyed more than 440 lawyers in the US, UK, and Canada, and they found that lawyers are talking about it too, and have some very definite opinions.

Continue Reading Generative AI: The Hot Topic on Every Lawyer’s Mind

Vilius Bernatonis is the managing partner of TGS Baltic, a top-tier commercial law firm in the Baltics and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Vilius discuss the war for talent, why collaboration and leadership are essential across all levels of law firms and how that benefits clients, and the current market in the Baltics.

You can listen to the podcast here, or we’ve provided a transcript of the highlights below.

Continue Reading Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast | Vilius Bernatonis