All too often, the difference between a successful and unsuccessful law firm is the quality of its leadership. Exemplary leaders have the power to motivate attorneys and staff to serve clients, collaborate, and invate to the best of their ability. In times of trouble, ineffective leadership can drive a firm to ruin. Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers will be required reading for any attorney--from newly hired associates to seasoned managing partners--seeking to develop their leadership skills. Through a series of practical lessons, veteran law firm leader Tom Grella draws from his own experiences and applies time-tested leadership principles to lawyers and law firms.
Thomas C. Grella received his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law and practices in Asheville, North Carolina, with the law firm of McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A., where he is chair of the Firm's Management Committee (commonly referred to as Managing Partner ).