Gary’s column from The Lawyers Weekly, March 25 2016
When your destination is partnership, there are three key areas to focus on to steer your career toward it. They are: developing your legal skills; building internal relationships, and increasing your own book of business. For this col- umn, I am going to focus on the latter two areas.
The value of the relationships you build internally in your firm cannot be underestimated. Are you leveraging the collective knowledge of the professionals who work at your firm, such as assistants and marketing pros? How about other lawyers, whether they are seniors, juniors or peers?