Law firms embrace project management 1 comment

Article about legal project management from May 14th 2010 Lawyer’s Weekly, by Michale Rappaport:


legal project management

As a formal discipline, project management was pioneered by U.S. construction and manufacturing companies in the 1950s, and quickly spread to other sectors. Yet the legal sector, with a few notable exceptions such as document review services, resisted the gospel of project management—until the global recession hit in 2008.

In the post-recession-ravaged legal landscape—which drove corporate clients to slash legal budgets and large law firms to lay off staff, associates and even partners—a few trailblazing large law firms have suddenly embraced project management with zeal.


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About Kevin Archbold

Kevin Archbold, PMP, PMI-SP, has over 30 years of project management experience with large and small organizations in a variety of industries, including automotive, nuclear, telecommunications, trucking, IT, recruiting, mining, construction, and government. Kevin has presented at local and national levels within the Project Management Institute (PMI), is the winner of a local chapter PMI Project of the Year Award, and is the current president of a PMI Chapter.

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