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Transform Advisory Services

Let Us Optimize Your Firm or Legal Department.

We develop solutions that empower clients to meet their most-pressing challenges.

Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Transform team provides complete legal performance improvement through a unique and proven combination of the Smarter Law methodology, talent management expertise, managed legal services and analytics capability.

Transform Advisory Services

Backed by decades of experience, our consultants partner with law departments and law firms to reimagine how they work. We help clients:

  • Reduce legal spend by buying legal services better
  • Identify gaps in their talent mix
  • Create organizational structures that make the best use of lawyers and other legal professionals
  • Intelligently leverage technology

Our Transform Advisory Services is composed of The Smarter Legal Model™, the Managed Legal Services and the Talent Management Consulting teams. 

Corporate Legal Departments

Key Services Include:

  • Peer-to-peer benchmarking regarding:
    • Staffing levels for lawyers and other legal professionals
    • Outside counsel spend
    • Legal technology investments
  • Legal spend analysis to:
    • Find waste and inefficiency
    • Identify redundant service providers
    • Track costs from legal incidents (litigation, penalties, fines, compensation, etc.)
  • Legal department standing improvement by:
    • Measuring client satisfaction
    • Creating business cases for initiatives
    • Converting the legal department into a business partner that can enable revenue growth
    • Elevating the legal function with senior management

Law Firms

Key Services Include:

  • Maintaining profitability amidst competition and fee pressure by:
    • Implementing disciplined pricing practices
    • Analyzing and rationalizing staff and infrastructure costs
    • Managing underperforming lawyers
    • Creating a sophisticated process for responding and winning RFPs
  • Building market share by:
    • Helping expand existing client relationships
    • Helping develop new client relationships
    • Creating ways to perpetually strengthen firm culture through impactful Diversity and Inclusion programs
    • Growing through lateral recruiting
    • Growing through merger
    • Growing through geographic expansion

MLA Transform Solutions

The Smarter Legal Model

Reducing costs and liabilities while increasing legal compliance, client satisfaction and talent output.

Talent Management Consulting

Facilitating development and growth for individual lawyers and legal teams, both in-house and at law firms.

Managed Legal Services

Collaborating with law departments to forge creative solutions to process challenges.

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