A proven, customizable process for managing legal matters, containing costs, improving client-lawyer communication and achieving desired outcomes.
Legal project management (LPM) helps clients and legal-services providers answer a straightforward question: how can we plan, manage and resolve legal matters successfully, on time and on budget?
As in-house counsel face increased pressure to reduce or justify legal costs, they in turn demand more proactive project management and quality service from their outside lawyers and law firms. At Hunton Andrews Kurth, our LPM team works closely with firm attorneys and professionals to deliver the following core benefits:
At Hunton, LPM is more than a good idea — it’s something to which we’ve committed considerable time, resources and training. Our team has developed a broad range of technological tools, templates and checklists and we are well versed in industry best practices. Eleven members of our pricing and practice management groups have been certified in Legal Project Management by the LPM Institute and two hold belts from the Legal Lean Sigma Institute. We work closely with practice management, business intake and business development professionals across the firm to deliver value, transparency and predictability to our clients.
The Basic Steps of Legal Project Management
At its most effective, LPM works across the lifecycle of a matter or matters:
We know that the strongest business relationships are built on trust, communication and shared successes. We are committed to helping clients achieve results by deploying one of the industry’s most effective tools: legal project management.