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    Wednesday
    Dec102014

    Site Selection for Lawyers, Part 10: Where “Stakeholder Capitalism” Exists

    This 10th and last blog in the Site Selection for Lawyers series examines “stakeholder capitalism” and argues that wherever you find it might be a good place to locate your law practice and provide you with a solid professional future.

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    Sunday
    Nov302014

    Site Selection for Lawyers, Part 9: The Next “Big Things”

    Major technology innovations and disruptions carry business along with them. Every major technological advance has been the engine for a large concentration of new businesses springing up around the core facilities.  Railroads and Chicago, steel and Pittsburgh, automobiles and Detroit, computer operating systems and Seattle, computer chips and Silicon Valley are all examples of this phenomenon. Today’s lawyers need to be “anticipators” of what, when and where this phenomenon is likely to occur, and plan accordingly.

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    Wednesday
    Nov192014

    Site Selection for Lawyers, Part 8: Follow the Money

    The “money flow”—both private and public investing—can tell us much about where American business is thriving or likely to thrive in the near term. Information about this is readily available. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), for example, publicizes the names of organizations receiving benefits under its financing programs, as do states and municipalities. Businesses that benefit from this money flow can be targeted as potential employers or engagers of outside counsel services. This information serves a dual role as a primer about the various types of financing available to your business clients.

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