Partner Compensation FAQ

You missed the program, but you can still order the CD! 

Making good compensation decisions is challenging during the best of times and in a slow-growth market with less money on the table, the challenges only increase.  It has the potential to become a divisive issue for law firm leaders, Compensation Committee members and among all partners.

This Altman Weil Webinar, Partner Compensation FAQ, will address some of the most frequently asked questions we hear from law firm leaders.  We’ll put each question in context, and discuss significant variables, practical approaches and key decision points that will help you find the right answers for your law firm.

Topics include:

  • Using comp to manage underperformers
  • Rewarding profitability without discouraging collaboration or smart risks
  • Slotting non-equity partners relative to associates and equity partners
  • Balancing competitive lateral offers with internal equity
  • Managing compensation for good partners with off years
  • Fairly compensating on subjective factors
  • Paying senior partners as they slow down
  • Matching the market on high-profile associate raises
  • Effectively communicating expectations and feedback

PLUS: 15 minutes of Q&A with the presenter

Who should attend:

  • Managing Partners and Firm Chairs
  • Compensation Committee members
  • Executive and Management Committee members
  • Every partner with a stake in firm compensation decisions

Program presenter:

James D. Cotterman, Principal, Altman Weil, Inc.

For over 25 years, Jim Cotterman has advised law firms on compensation system design, capital structure and other economic issues. He has been writing, researching and lecturing on lawyer compensation throughout his career and is the lead author of the definitive book on law firm compensation, ABA’s Compensation Plans for Law Firms, now in its 6th edition.  

Order the CD now; email; or call 610-886-2008.

A complete flash recording of the audio and video portions of the webinar on CD is available for those who missed the program.

$295 plus shipping and handling for each CD recording. 

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