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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Strategic Priorities for 2024

Strategic Priorities for 2024

Each year, we look ahead and identify the key strategic and management issues that we believe will need to be ...
Looking Back & Looking Ahead: The Great Growth Race

Looking Back & Looking Ahead: The Great Growth Race

As we wrap up 2023 and start identifying strategic priorities for 2024, a resounding theme dominates law firm leader discussions: ...
Evolving Partner Structure

Evolving Partner Structure

As the percentage of income partners grows within firms, it is time for firms to evaluate their partnership structure ...

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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,...