In this episode, Matt Todd, Vice President of Elevate’s flexible legal resourcing business, ElevateFlex, talks with Geoffrey Vance, a partner in Perkins Coie’s litigation practice and firmwide chair of the E-Discovery Services and Strategy practice. Geoff and Matt talk about the rollout and adoption of the ElevateFlex model within Perkins.
[00:58] Scale with a few days’ notice to meet client requests.
[02:49] The instinctive reaction is to question the quality of talent.
[04:31] Elevate is using creative ways to identify great lawyers quickly.
[06:02] Clients are reducing the number of law firms they are hiring. The ability to say yes to more and different types of work is critical.
[10:12] Evaluate talent on the strengths that you’re looking need.
[14:09] We identified clients likely to take advantage of this solution and worked with those client leads and practice group leaders.
[16:24] The number of partners with visceral reactions keeps going down, while the number who advocate for this keeps going up.
[17:29] This is the first of a two-part podcast. When we come back, we’ll share the stories of success we’ve had together.