Dealing with Underperforming Partners in Law Firms: Effective Strategies for Tackling Drainmakers

webinar Dealing with Underperforming Partners in Law Firms: Effective Strategies for Tackling Drainmakers

You Will Learn:

  • What to do when under-performing partners are identified
  • How to clarify partner objectives and establish accountability
  • Steps to create a fair, focused and balanced performance management system for partners
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Every law firm has a different name for their problem partners— "performance challenged," "retired without telling anyone," "revenue impaired."

Whatever you call them, a partner who performs below firm standards, is every managing partner’s worst nightmare and finding ways to deal with these pariahs of profitability is extremely challenging.

This power-packed webinar details the best practices for creating a process that manages partner performance in a way that supports partner development, yet addresses performance issues openly for the good of the firm.

Learning Objectives

  • What to do when under-performing partners are identified
  • How to clarify partner objectives and establish accountability
  • Steps to create a fair, focused and balanced performance management system for partners
  • How to measure partner performance effectively
  • Keys to implementing a specific plan and timetable for managing underperformers

During this comprehensive session, you’ll also learn:

  • Proven methods for dealing with underperforming partners (coaching, career transitioning, etc.)
  • Practical solutions to handling of partners that behave badly
  • When bad behavior becomes misconduct and what to do about it
  • What you can’t do or say when dealing with underperformers
  • What to document during the improvement process
  • Steps to ensure you keep communication avenues open throughout the process

Product ID: 15940

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Faculty

Anne Collier
Anne Collier
Chief Executive Officer, MPP, JD, PCC, Arudia

Anne Collier is driven to help others create fulfilling professional and personal lives both at the individual and organization level. An expert leadership coach, she gives clients a competitive edge by helping them discover their strengths and teaching them how to use those strengths to their greatest advantage.

Kathleen P. Dunn
Kathleen P. Dunn
Director of Attorney Development, Katten Muchin Rosenman

Kathleen P. Dunn is the Director of Attorney Development at Katten Muchin Rosenman. She has extensive experience in talent management, organizational development and change, strategic planning and experiential learning. Recognized as a thought leader and executor with a passion for learning and collaborative team building; a generous spirit and a gift for problem solving.

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