I am a lawyer by training and have three decades of legal market experience . I help lawyers and legal business professionals solve their toughest strategy, practice, and operational management challenges.
As of August 2020, I am a full-time analyst at Gartner.
Legal Market Experience includes Chief Knowledge + Information Officer at LAC Group; partner at Fireman & Company; executive at a legal process outsourcing company Integreon; CIO at Mintz Levin; practice support head at Wilmer Cutler (now WilmerHale); consultant to law firms, law departments, and legal vendors; and marketing professional at two legal market software companies (legal expert system software and online digital signing). See my LinkedIn profile for more detail.
Business Consulting Experience. Prior to joining the legal market, I worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company and as an economic and financial analyst for Data Resources, Inc. (a McGraw-Hill company).
Professional Engagement: Fellow of and former three-term Trustee of the College of Law Practice Management; co-organizer of the top annual private legal KM and innovation event (hosted by White & Case); judge for the COLPM InnovAction award. Other professional activities include co-founder and organizer of the Law Practice Technology Roundtable, founder and organizer of the DC Large Law Firm KM Group, and member of the NYC Large Law Firm KM Group. Ron regularly publishes articles and blog posts about and speaks on how to improve law practice efficiency and improve law firm business operations.
Education. JD, New York University School of Law in 1986 and BA in Economics, Oberlin College in 1979. Honors at both.
Links to Learn More about Ron:
- @ronfriedmann (Twitter)
- Strategic Legal Technology (blogging since 2003)
- LinkedIn profile
- List of Published Articles
- List of Conference Presentations
- Law Practice Technology Roundtable (first of its kind group)
Photo Credit: Liam Moynihan, 2020