Norm Bacal shares his expertise about effective law firm leadership. Norm founded the Toronto office of Heenan Blaikie and – as co-managing partner – built the firm into an iconic Canadian and international firm. After the firm unravelled almost 8 years ago, Norm wrote a fascinating bestseller entitled Breakdown: The Inside Story of the Rise and Fall of Heenan Blaikie.

Topics discussed include:

  • Why Heenan Blaikie dissolved when it did
  • The role played by the firm’s unique culture in both its rise and its demise
  • The “three Cs” of law firm leadership
  • The importance of leadership training
  • Tips for effective law firm leadership

To learn more about Norm, his books, and his consulting practice, visit Norm’s website.

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