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Baker McKenzie Adds ‘Godfather of Legal Operations’ to C-Suite

July 16, 2019, 11:27 AM

Baker McKenzie has named David Cambria, known in industry circles as “the Godfather of legal operations,” its chief services officer as the firm continues to invest in alternative service delivery methods.

Building a Bigger Alternative: Cambria, who was hired as the firm’s director of legal operations in June 2018, expects to ultimately lead a team of 800 employees. Those will include pricing strategists, legal project managers and business managers as the firm of 4,500-plus lawyers looks to integrate those specialists into its core legal services business to become more efficient. The move comes as law firms face increasing competition for...

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