Articles and White Papers

Why Your Firm Needs a Sector-Based Strategy—and How to Build One

January 9, 2020

Read the latest from Dr. Heidi Gardner and David Harvey on why a sector-based approach is the approach your clients need. Dr. Gardner is a distinguished scholar at the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession, and faculty chair of the Accelerated Leadership Program and the Sector Leadership Master Class at HLS Executive Education.


Fostering an Innovative Culture: What Marketing Leaders Can Do

October 29, 2019

Learn about the 6 factors that drive innovation in this article by Faculty Director Professor Scott Westfahl.


Globalization, Lawyers, and Emerging Economies: The Rise, Transformation, and Significance of the New Corporate Legal Ecosystem in India, Brazil, and China

September 16, 2019

A report by the Center on the Legal Profession: Professor David Wilkins, David Trubek, and Bryon Fong.


LMA Podcast: Smart Collaboration: Generating Value and Establishing Trust with Dr. Heidi Gardner

September 12, 2019

Collaboration is becoming more and more necessary and important for law firm growth, but why? What exactly is smart collaboration, how can your firm implement it and what role do legal marketing professionals play to support it? In the latest episode of the LMA Podcast, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn’s Cynthia Voth, 2019 LMA President, speaks […]


JET-Powered Learning

August 22, 2019

Read about the innovative J.D coursework our faculty are involved with at Harvard Law School.


Taking the ‘Alternative’ out of Alternative Legal Service Providers: Remapping the Corporate Legal Ecosystem in the Age of Integrated Solutions

May 16, 2019

A chapter by Professor David Wilkins and Maria J. Estban Ferrer from “New Suits: Appetite for Distruption in the Legal World” eds. Michele Destefano and Guenther Dobrauz-Saldapenna.


LMA Podcast: Innovate, Collaborate and Transform Law Firms

March 21, 2019

Innovation is changing the legal marketing field. In the latest episode of the LMA Podcast, join LMA President Cynthia Voth and Professor Michele DeStefano (professor of law, University of Miami; guest faculty, Harvard Law School Executive Education; founder and executive director, LawWithoutWalls) for an enlightening conversation on innovation, collaboration and transformation within the legal marketing […]


New Suits: Appetite for Disruption in the Legal World

February 28, 2019

Professor Michele Destefano’s newest book is here!  Filled with chapters written by experts in the intersection of law, innovation, and technology, this book provides a global perspective on the diverse legal service delivery ecosystem that will be our future. It provides chapter upon chapter (reason upon reason) explaining why lawyers can and should increase their […]


Money on the Table

October 2, 2018

Heidi Gardner – Under pressure to develop deep expertise as a way to differentiate themselves in a crowded legal arena, many lawyers have focused more and more on a narrow aspect of the law—data privacy for financial institutions in the European Union, say, or public-private partnerships in the transportation sector.


A Hackathon to Promote Diversity in Law

July 12, 2018

In June 2018, Harvard Law School Executive Education hosted the Diversity Lab’s first Diversity in Law Hackathon. Read this Harvard Law Today article to learn about the organization, the event, and how HLS Executive Education content helped prepare teams of lawyers to tackle critical issues.