Law Firms

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October202016
The Changing Face of the Law Firm Industry

John Fitzgerald, CPA 10.20.2016 | Practice Made Perfect In an increasingly competitive environment, law firms that want to remain competitive and profitable must rethink the “business as usual” model and […]

July192016
Creating a Lateral Plan that Will Work

John Fitzgerald and Vincent Bell, Upstream Consulting Group 07.19.2016 | Practice Made Perfect In an industry facing a decrease in billable hours per attorney, flat budgets at clients, and an […]

January282016
Greenlighting a Lateral or Merger? Financial Due Diligence Leads the Way

John Fitzgerald, CPA and Michelle Chan, CPA 01.28.2016 | Practice Made Perfect Pushing the button on a lateral or merger can be one of the most difficult decisions a firm […]

December102015
Law Firm Accounting: Opening the Books

Susan Beck 12.10.2015 | The American Lawyer The criminal fraud trial of three former executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf this year cast a spotlight on an arcane, often tedious but […]

November122015
Cyberattack: No Longer a Question of if, but When

John Fitzgerald, CPA 11.12.2015 | Practice Made Perfect No matter your firm’s size, practice areas, or client base, if you are a law firm, you are a target for cyberattack. […]

October292015
Accounting for Law Firms: Best Practices Lawyers Should Know

John Fitzgerald, CPA 10.29.2015 | Bloomberg BNA To operate successfully in today’s environment, law firms need to develop, implement, and monitor strong financial and operational practices. John Fitzgerald, Berdon’s Chair […]

September102015
Law Firms: Designing an Effective Compensation System

John Fitzgerald, CPA, Berdon LLP, New York Accountants

May122014
Webinar: From Cash To Accrual: Large Law Firms May Face Major Changes

John Fitzgerald, CPA and Jude Coard, CPA05.12.2014 | New York Law Journal Webinar Recent Congressional proposals could have a major impact on how many larger law firms report their taxable […]