W. Johnston Associates

Fairfax Associates and W. Johnston Associates have entered into a strategic alliance, partnering to deliver deep and actionable strategy, compensation, merger, governance and management advice to law firms throughout the U.S. and Europe. Through our close relationship, we function as a unified enables us to effectively team together to help our clients maximize their financial performance and improve their competitive position.

Bill Johnston, the founder of W. Johnston Associates, assists law firms on a variety of strategic, financial, organizational and leadership issues. Prior to establishing W. Johnston Associates, Bill served for eight years as the Director of Strategic Planning at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP where his responsibilities included, among other things, working with firm leadership on strategy development and implementation, financial matters and competitive intelligence. Prior to Cravath, Bill was Vice President of Hildebrandt International, where he and current Fairfax principals worked together assisting law firms in the critical areas of with strategy development and implementation, governance and organization, growth initiatives merger and achieving peak financial performance.