Law firm governance is rarely considered a topic worthy of a “60 Minutes” investigation. This might not be the case for long.
I’ve been tracking the fallout from the demise of Dewey & Leboeuf, a legendary (and bankrupt) global law firm that allegedly veered so far away from sound governance that several members of its executive team are now facing criminal charges and civil suits.
It’s a fascinating and sad story from so many angles. But the one that most intrigues me is how blind the firm’s leaders were to reputational risk.
Reputational risks threaten a firm’s ability to . . . [more]