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Former Managing Partner of Gadsby Hannah LLP Joins Law Practice Consul…

Former Managing Partner of Gadsby Hannah LLP Joins Law Practice Consultants, LLC

BOSTON, Mass., May 11, 2005 – Law Practice Consultants, LLC, a leading consulting firm specializing in providing services to the legal industry, today announced that Paul E. Clifford, Esq., the former Managing Partner of Boston law firm, Gadsby Hannah LLP, had joined the consulting firm as a principal.

“This is a very significant development for us,” said Peter A. Johnson, Esq., founding principal of Law Practice Consultants. “Paul brings with him a wealth of senior level law firm management experience. We are delighted that a professional of Paul’s caliber will now be a member of our team. His outstanding track record and excellent credentials will be a great additional asset for us. Paul’s expertise, insights and knowledge will add tremendous value to our clients.”

Mr. Clifford served as Managing Partner of Gadsby Hannah LLP for almost 12 years. During his tenure he was known for fostering an entrepreneurial spirit in the firm while cultivating a collegial and supportive environment for the firm’s attorneys and staff. He was instrumental in guiding the firm to earning an international reputation and to achieving consistent profitability in excess of firms two and three times its size.
On his decision to leave the practice of law and join Law Practice Consultants, Mr. Clifford said, “This is a very exciting and demanding time for law firms. After many extraordinarily satisfying years both in law practice and law firm management, I am very excited to have the opportunity to work with such an outstanding group of professionals and to become involved with the many challenges faced by law firms and law firm management today.”

Mr. Clifford intends to concentrate his consulting practice in the areas of law firm governance and management; consulting to managing partners; strategy, planning, mergers, acquisitions and lateral partners; evaluation and improvement of client relationships; practice group management and partner compensation issues.

About Law Practice Consultants, LLC
Law Practice Consultants, LLC provides strategic marketing, management consulting and training services that address all aspects of business development, client service and law firm management.

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