Take a look at what firm leaders are saying about The Managing Partner Forum.
I thoroughly enjoyed participating in this year's Conference. Thank you for your enthusiasm and leadership.
Richard N. Sherrill, Esq.
Clark Partington - Pensacola, Florida
This is a fantastic conference with great topics and great people. The sharing of ideas and information among managing partners is invaluable.
Jarrell B. Hammond, Esq.
Lewis Wagner, LLP - Indianapolis, IN
An excellent program and overall very valuable experience. Bright participants, terrific discussions and outstanding statistics. I’ll be back.
Kurtis J. Winstead, Esq.
Rudy Winstead Turner - Nashville, TN
The MPF provides a very consistent and solid program.
Michael J. Maher, Esq.
Hecht Solberg - San Diego, CA
A great program! It was very helpful to hear both the faculty and participants comment on key issues.
Dana D. McDaniel, Esq.
Spotts Fain, PC - Richmond, VA
MPF is a great conference, with excellent interaction among peers.
Ann H. Zucker, Esq.
Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP - Stamford, CT
MPF provides tremendous value and excellent resources. Great information. Great speakers. Great networking opportunities.
Jason M. Casini, Esq.
Whitfield & Eddy Law - Des Moines, IA
I very much enjoyed The Managing Partner Forum and thank you for putting on such a great program. I’m planning to attend again next year.
Arthur G. Connolly, III, Esq.
Connolly Gallagher LLP - Wilmington, DE
Our new managing partner, Wynn Shuford, attended your conference last month and has raved about it ever since. Thanks for your continued great work in the area of law firm leadership.
Adam K. Peck, Esq.
Lightfoot Franklin White LLC - Birmingham, AL
The group dynamics in the MPIE sessions are a great value. I liked Susan Hackett (General Counsel of the Association for Corporate Counsel) on Skype, too.
Clark R. Hammond, Esq.
Wallace Jordan Ratliff & Brandt - Birmingham, AL
Many thanks for inviting me to be a part of this great program! I thought it was outstanding and was honored to be part of it.
John J. Michalik
Former Exec Director, Association of Legal Administrators - Chicago, IL
The conference was tremendous and I've already made tentative plans to attend next year's event. I've also reached out to other firm leaders I know to let them know the advantages of the Managing Partner Forum. Thank you.
Joseph A. Bubba, Esq.
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba - Center Valley, PA
Thank you so much for such a wonderful conference. It was invaluable, and I am already looking forward to next year.
Traci S. Lagasse, Esq.
Andrews Lagasse Branch Bell - San Diego, CA
I've attended two events through John's Managing Partner Forum. They are always of high quality, and provide invaluable information that is useful to our firm.
Barry M. Miller, Esq.
Fowler Bell PLLC - Lexington, KY
The faculty and breakout sessions were great. I also enjoyed the first-class location. Please keep me on your invitation list.
John K. Krajewski, Esq.
Stark & Knoll - Akron, OH
I continue to tell people that the MPF is the single, most valuable conference I've ever attended.
John R. Mineaux, Esq.
Roemer Wallens Gold & Mineaux LLP - Albany, NY
The MPF provides much-needed interaction for those of us in the 'isolated' role of managing partner of a mid-sized firm. I liked the professionalism of the attendees.
Kimberly A. Davison, Esq.
Griffith Nixon Davison, PC - Dallas, TX
A terrific conference. I was impressed by the wide variety of viewpoints and candidness of the participants.
David M. Armitage, Esq.
Bryan Cave LLP - Atlanta, GA
I very much enjoy these programs, especially the open exchange of information among fellow managing partners.
Michael C. Cohan, Esq.
Cavitch, Familo, Durkin & Frutkin - Cleveland, OH
I found this conference to be extremely valuable. We all face very similar challenges, and it's comforting to know that others share the same questions and concerns.
Ronald J. Hein, Jr., Esq.
Franczek Radelet - Chicago, IL
The exchange of ideas was well worth my time and money. I'll be back.
James L. Costello, Esq.
Curtis Thaxter - Portland, ME
I’ve attended many law firm leadership conferences over the years and this is one of the best. A great program with outstanding participants.
William C. Knight, Jr., Esq.
Burr & Forman LLP - Birmingham, AL
I thoroughly enjoyed it! The MPIEs were especially worthwhile and very well presented.
Elisabeth M. Snyder, Esq.
Cooley Manion Jones LLP - Boston, MA
This is a dynamic industry and the Managing Partner Forum is a great place to learn about how other firms are adjusting to it.
Joseph H. Serota, Esq.
Weiss Serota Helfman& Cole & Bierman - Miami, FL
The MPF is a first-class event. It’s a rare opportunity to interact and learn with other managing partners, and there is nothing else quite like it.
Kelly Overstreet Johnson, Esq. - President
The Florida Bar - Tallahassee, FL
I attended The Managing Partner Forum and thought it was outstanding. The program provided an excellent opportunity to benchmark my firm's performance with our peer group.
Ira J. Coleman, Esq.
McDermott Will & Emery - Miami, FL
The Managing Partner Forum is a rare opportunity to network with my peers from throughout Florida. I highly recommend it.
Gail A. McQuilkin, Esq.
Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton - Miami, FL
Since the majority of our firm’s business is referred by other law firms, The Forum is a great place to catch up with our clients while also learning from my peers. It’s a terrific program.
Howard J. Berlin, Esq.
Berger Singerman - Miami, FL
The MPF brings together the leaders of Florida's top firms, together with experienced consultants, for a great exchange of ideas and information. It's an excellent resource.
José I. Astigarraga, Esq.
Astigarraga Davis - Miami, FLorida
The true value comes from the opportunity to share solutions with your professional peers. I highly recommend this program to any managing partner.
Mark J. Neuberger, Esq.
Foley & Lardner, LLP - Miami, FL
Great job! The Managing Partner Forum exceeded my expectations – very valuable. Thanks for including me.
Steve A. Matthews, Esq.
Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, PA - Columbia, SC
The sessions on strategic planning and the interactive afternoon sessions were extremely valuable.
Charles M. Dalziel, Jr. Esq.
Brock Clay & Calhoun - Marietta, GA
All in all, a very well-run program. The ability to interact with other managing partners was especially valuable.
Thomas C. Logan, Esq.
Carr Allison - Birmingham, AL
The opportunity to meet and interact with other managing partners in such a high level setting was well worth the price of admission.
James M. Anderson, Esq.
Anderson Crawley & Burke, PLLC - Ridgeland, MS
The Managing Partner Idea Exchanges were the best part of the day. I very much appreciate the opportunity to participate and will be here again in the future.
R. Bradley Carr, Esq.
Andersen Tate Mahaffey & McGarity - Lawrenceville, GA
The Keynote Presentation was concise, to the point and had great written materials and presentation slides. It certainly measured up to its advertising and then some!
Ronald G. Daves, Esq.
Wimberly Lawson - Knoxville, TN
The Managing Partner Forum offers an invaluable opportunity to learn about the latest trends in the legal industry and to compare notes with other law firm leaders.
Michael M. Boone, Esq.
Haynes & Boone LLP - Dallas, TX
The exchange of practical ideas and hearing success stories from other managing partners is what I liked best. This program could have easily lasted two days.
David W. Proctor, Esq.
Burr Forman - Birmingham, AL
The exchange of ideas and valuable information was impressively solid throughout the day. I appreciate the opportunity to be included.
Howard Levine, Esq.
Miller & Martin LLP - Chattanooga, TN
The discussions were surprisingly open and productive. I came away with much information on where we are doing well, ideas for improvement and strategies for capitalizing on opportunities.
Daniel P. Berexa, Esq.
Cornelius & Collins LLP - Nashville, TN
I was impressed by the openness with which the participants shared their experiences, procedures and policies.
James L. Ward, Jr., Esq.
Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman - Charleston, SC
I especially liked the information sharing and the chance to network with other managing partners.
Gerald M. Finkel, Esq.
Finkel & Altman - Columbia, SC
The Managing Partner Forum provides a unique venue to network with other managing partners so I can learn new ways to be more successful in today’s climate.
Sharla J. Frost, Esq.
Powers & Frost LLP - Houston, TX
The successful managing partner develops a clear sense of strategic direction, so that on most days most partners are marching in the same direction. How one does this is what the Forum is all about.
T. William Porter, Esq.
Porter & Hedges LLP - Houston, TX
The MPF provides a rare opportunity for managing partners to gather and share insights and perspectives on ways to be more effective law firm leaders.
Stephen D. Susman, Esq.
Susman Godfrey LLP - Houston, TX
There is a difference between leadership and management. Law firms need both. The managing partner must be the keeper of the vision and its continuous champion.
Martin D. Beirne, Esq.
Beirne Maynard & Parsons, LLP - Houston, TX
The MPF is unique because it is an exclusive and productive gathering of many peers at one time. The perspectives and insights are invaluable.
Stephen D. Good, Esq.
Gardere - Dallas, TX
Ours is a dynamic industry and The Managing Partner Forum provides a great opportunity to learn about how other law firms are adjusting to the rapidly changing marketplace.
Wm. Stephen Boyd, Esq.
Hunton & Williams LLP - Dallas, TX
This was a great seminar. I especially enjoyed the open sharing of ideas among firm leaders.
John K. Krajewsky, Esq.
Stark & Knoll - Akron, OH
The MPIE sessions are always very helpful. We implemented several successful programs after the last Forum and I expect we'll do so again after what I learned today.
William H. Hollander, Esq.
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP - Louisville, KY
I'm really impressed with everything about The Managing Partner Forum. Very useful.
Jeffrey D. Featherstun, Esq.
Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP - Indianapolis, IN
The roundtable discussions with other managing partners in the MPIE sessions was exceptionally valuable.
David J. Klippert, Esq.
Braun Kendrick Finkbeiner PLC - Saginaw, MI
A terrific program. The interactive sharing of information in a non-competitive atmosphere among peers was most valuable to me.
Peter S. Marlette, Esq.
Damon & Morey LLP - Buffalo, NY
It's a great format overall, and the MPIEs provide a fabulous exchange for ideas and perspectives.
Mark E. Goodman, Esq.
Capes Sokol Goodman Sarachan - St. Louis, MO
The interactive sessions were great and the facilitators did a fantastic job.
Daniel G. McKay, Esq.
Eaton Peabody - Bangor, ME
I got an unbelievable number of great ideas in the Managing Partner Idea Exchange sessions.
Thomas M. Sullivan, Esq.
Lando and Anastasi - Cambridge, MA
The MPIE sessions were rich in content, and are what make this leadership conference better than all the rest.
Vincent L. Valenza, Esq.
McNamee Lochner Titus & Williams PC - Albany, NY
I truly appreciated the opportunity to interact with other managing partners throughout the region. Well done!
Amy M. Soisson, Esq.
The McCormack Firm, LLC - Boston, MA
The opportunity to spend the day exchanging ideas and solutions with other managing partners is what I liked best.
Preston W. Halperin, Esq.
Shechtman Halperin Savage, LLP - Pawtucket, RI
The information exchange was great, especially since I don't have a lot of colleagues in this area. This was a really nice event.
Elisabeth M. Snyder, Esq.
Cooley Manion Jones LLP - Boston, MA
A very well-run program, with good issues and great exchange among participants. Thanks for the invitation.
Robert U. Sattin, Esq.
TAGLaw - St. Petersburg, FL
What do I like best? The MPIE sessions and meeting so many managing partners in one place.
Thomas C. Logan, Esq.
Carr Allison - Birmingham, AL
A very well planned and executed conference. I'll be back.
Kenneth R. Wooten, Esq.
Ward and Smith, P.A. - New Bern, NC
The Managing Partner Idea Exchanges (MPIEs) are excellent.
Edward C. Winslow, III, Esq.
Brooks Pierce - Greensboro, NC
A great event. Thank you for the invitation. I'll be back next year.
Stephen M. Schatz, Esq.
Swift Currie - Atlanta, GA
The format was excellent and the program was well organized. I will definitely return. The organizers do a fantastic job.
Alexander J. Walker, Jr., Esq.
Devine Millimet - Manchester, NH
The MPF presents a rare opportunity to exchange ideas and learn how other firm leaders are handling difficult and challenging situations.
T. Douglas Wilson, Jr., Esq.
McGuire Wood & Bissette, PA - Asheville, NC
The MPF is unique among law firm conferences because it features relaxed, informal discussions among managing partners from other large firms.
John H. Cooper, Esq.
Sirote & Permutt PC - Birmingham, AL
The format was terrific. It gives participants the ability to interact and compare notes with other firm leaders.
Joseph H. Bourgon, Esq.
Sommers Schwartz, PC - Southfield, MI
The Managing Partner Idea Exchanges (MPIEs) were invaluable.
Christine A. Gimber, Esq.
Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci - Eau Claire, WI
I gained much value from the candid sharing of ideas and interaction with other managing partners.
Michael E. Keeney, Esq.
Thomason Hendrix Harvey Johnson - Memphis, TN
What great participation from other managing partners! There's no other conference like it.
Benjamin A. Irwin, Esq.
The Cochran Firm - Dothan, AL
The opportunity to spend an entire day sharing ideas with other managing partners was very therapeutic. I feel better knowing that I am not alone.
Jeffrey L. Embleton, Esq.
Mansour, Gavin, Gerlack & Manos - Cleveland, OH
The instant statistical feedback during the Opening Session and the opportunity to share experiences with other firm leaders were great.
David E. Surprenant, Esq.
Mirick O'Connell DeMallie - Worcester, MA