Michael D. Short

Michael D. Short, Princple
Organization Profile
(202) 255-1197
Professional Biography

Michael Short is a founding Principal of LawVision Group. He counsels law firms around the world on strategic, management, financial, and operational issues. His client base ranges from small, “local” firms in many countries to large, multi-national operations.

Over the course of his nearly three-decade long career as a consultant to the legal industry, Michael has worked with well over 600 law firms.  The focus of his current client work is related to the development and implementation of strategies for firms, practices, and client or industry teams. Much of the remainder is related to strategy implementation issues, such as:

  • Partner compensation systems, including LawVision Group’s Survey on Partner Compensation Systems;
  • Law firm governance structures;
  • Client and leadership succession planning;
  • Profitability analyses, including the development or improvement of the basic reporting function and the training of Partners on the appropriate use of profitability reports. 

He also offers Personal consulting to Managing Partners/Law Firm Leaders on a monthly basis and works with creating "target lists" for M&A  negotiations and deals. 

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