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About Patrick McKenna

An internationally recognized authority on law practice management, Patrick McKenna has, since 1983, worked with the top management of premier law firms around the globe to discuss, challenge and escalate their thinking on how to manage and compete effectively. He currently serves as co-Chairman of the Managing Partner Leadership Advisory Board (the LAB), a forum for new firm leaders to pose questions about their burning issues.

Posts by Patrick McKenna

Competitive Plagiarism

The Hurdles to Initiating Change

Planning for an Economic Tipping Point

The Delicate Art of Facilitation

The Myth of the Visionary Managing Partner

On the Subject of Strategic Focus

Confronting the Underperforming Partner

Advice to a Leadership Successor

Hurdles to Executing Your Strategic Plan

Consider a Strategic Planning Premortem

Signal What You Value as a Leader

Where Leaders Stumble

Advice for Those in Support Positions

Rules of Engagement