Fairfax Associates brings together the skills of highly experienced professional services consultants with particular expertise in law firms. Our Principals have advised professional firms since the 1980s and combine high-level strategic and analytical thinking with a profound understanding of professional firms and the way in which professionals are managed.

We work with the support of a number of researchers and analysts and we shape our team according to the demands of the engagement and our client’s internal resources.

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The Problem of Partner Disengagement

The Problem of Partner Disengagement

Now, more than ever, law firms are struggling with partner engagement. While some might argue that partner engagement was lagging ...
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Accelerating Progress on Gender Equity in Law Firms

Accelerating Progress on Gender Equity in Law Firms

The issues of gender equity and diversity have been major topics of discussion in law firms for decades, but in ...
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The Investment Years

The Investment Years

The last several years mark some of the highest levels of recurring profitability growth ever experienced for many law firms, ...
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Of Counsel interviews Lisa Smith

Recently, Of Counsel, a legal practice and management publication, held an interview with highly regarded Fairfax Associates principal, Lisa Smith. For three and a half decades at a few of the nation’s most prestigious consulting firms, Smith has helped regional,...