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There is this ongoing shift in law firms really trying to bring in the business people who will perpetuate the firms forward from a strategy perspective and a financial perspective. Those are the two areas we’re seeing the most investment.
— Kristin Stark, a principal at Fairfax Associates, in comments given to the American Lawyer concerning those who are being added to the C-suite at Biglaw firms across the country. Stark continued, adding that these moves are happening at the beginning of the year because of the “real impact that C-leaders have on the firm’s ability to have a successful and seamless financial year-end and close.”
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