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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Establishing a High Functioning Governing Board

Establishing a High Functioning Governing Board

Given the crucial role the law firm governing board plays in shaping a firm’s future, the time has never been ...
Positioning for Merger

Positioning for Merger

Determining the right time to merge and, once a firm has determined that a merger is the right path, preparing ...
Evolution in Pricing, Value & Efficiency

Evolution in Pricing, Value & Efficiency

The ACC Value Challenge and law firm pricing, value, and efficiency in the current economic environment ...

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Mergers Pick Up in Q2

Law firm mergers are up year-to-date in 2023 compared to 2022, according to the merger research team at Fairfax Associates.

Speaking Engagements

Fairfax In the Press

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,...