For longtime followers of the business of law, it’s easy to hear the word “culture” and immediately tune out.
So many law firm leaders cite their firms’ “culture” — often in the same breath as “core values” — as part of what makes them so great. But is culture more than just a buzzword at law firms, where lawyers live by the billable hour?
On Friday, we discussed the law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in an upcoming podcast with Paul Barrett of Bloomberg Businessweek. The firm’s culture is oft-cited by The American Lawyer and others as a point of strength.