Fireman & Company is a legal market management consulting firm. We are trusted advisers to innovative law firms and corporations.
CLIENT IMPACT: Our engagements are collaborations - and we succeed because we are invested in our clients' results. We have deep expertise in the business and practice of law, and extensive experience implementing changes in how lawyers and their clients work. We are passionate about taking on challenges that matter to our clients and their clients.
MANAGEMENT INSIGHT: We work with clients on their most challenging issues, investing significant time and effort to develop and renew a knowledge base that offers unique perspectives and insights to our clients. Knowledge development is integrated into everything we do.
CLIENT SERVICE: There is no substitute for knowing an industry inside and out. Law firms and corporations need to track competitive dynamics, market changes, and advances in technology to compete and thrive. Our consultants draw upon years of direct legal industry experience as well as deep industry knowledge to ensure our clients' success.
FIRM STRATEGY: Strategy involves a set of actions that enables the firm to be more than just the sum of its parts. The most critical role of the center is to help its business units (practices and industry groups) achieve leadership positions.
PRACTICE + INDUSTRY GROUP LEVERAGE: Effective leverage requires making decisions on where to engage, who to use and how to win. The goal is to drive a business unit to its full economic potential.
CLIENT COLLABORATION: Success lies in the difference between working with clients, not for them. The goal is to engage clients and build new business while making the case for key supplier status.
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: Knowledge is the core asset of a law firm, and the key building block for quality, efficiency and world-class client service. A knowledge management strategy focuses on the collection and leverage of knowledge as a part of practice workflows.
LIBRARY AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: The ability to make strategic and informed
decisions for clients, and provide high quality advice to clients, involves having access to leading industry research and information. It is critical to develop core competencies in this area through an integrated library and information management strategy.
SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS: Non-traditional service delivery models are emerging in legal services. The goal is to determine the best mixes of professional advice, technology and resourcing to maximize quality, efficiency and client service.
ALTERNATIVE FEE ARRANGEMENTS AND MATTER MANAGEMENT: The introduction of process management and data analysis are critical to the competitiveness of law firms. Corporate legal departments require their service providers to improve risk management and cost certainty. The goal is to introduce business process change in a manner that embeds new practices into the workflows of attorneys.