Free Market Evaluation - Send us your resume and we will give you free feedback
Managua, Nicaragua Welcomes New Littler Global Office
Managua, Nicaragua Welcomes New Littler Global Office
Eric Holder Jr. Back at Covington & Burling
Eric Holder Jr. Back at Covington & Burling
9/11 Law Partner Owes $415,000
9/11 Law Partner Owes $415,000
DLA Piper Expands Perth, Australia Office
DLA Piper Expands Perth, Australia Office
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Legal Job Listings
Download PDF

Bingham McCutchen LLP Changing Leadership View Count: 72

Jay Zimmerman has been the head of the law firm Bingham McCutchen LLP since 1994, but he is scaling back his role as part of the next step in the succession plan, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Zimmerman oversaw the expansion of the firm through multiple mergers. It grew from a firm with 175 lawyers in Boston to a national firm with 850 attorneys across 14 offices. Some of those offices are in foreign countries.

It was announced on Tuesday by the firm that Zimmerman will hand over his daily duties to managing partner Steve Browne. The change will be complete by June 1 and Zimmerman will stay with the firm as chairman through 2015. He will focus on strategy and client relations.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Last year, the revenue at the firm dropped by 12.6 percent, which is good for $110 million. A spokeswoman from the firm said the succession plan began three years ago and is not due to the poor financial performance of the firm in 2013.

In September, Browne was appointed managing partner, which was newly created.

The management team for Browne will include corporate attorney partners Daniel Papermaster (operating partner), Anthony Carbone (finance partner) and Debra Fischer (administrative partner).

“We’re excited to lead Bingham in such dynamic times,” Browne said in a statement. “A lot of thought went into the transition process, the new governance structure and the partners selected to help me lead.”

If you’re looking for corporate attorney jobs, click here.

Bingham McCutchen LLP Changing Leadership by

Tagged: , ,

Posted by on May 14, 2014. Filed under Law Firm News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Accountant for Law Firm
USA-FL-Pensacola
Cutting-edge law firm seeks experienced Staff Accountant to join their team! This position offers job security, flexibility, work-life balance, and competitive salary. Candidates should have 7 to 1...


Apply now

Related Posts: