Someone recently said, “If law firms didn’t know they were businesses in 2009, they certainly know it now.”

The changing nature of the business of law can be daunting, even frightening for most small firms. But with the right knowledge and tools, lawyers in the know have an amazing opportunity to take their firms to new heights.

Tune into this podcast episode as Jason Mendelson and Larry Port draw on business techniques to discuss Alternative Fee Engagements, Pricing, Hiring Techniques, and other forward-thinking ideas to craft a 2.0 law firm.

About Jason Mendelson:

One of the most innovative legal business thinkers in the country, Jason Mendelson is a lawyer, venture capitalist, musician, and ABA Blawg 100 award winner.

Prior to his involvement with Mobius Venture Capital, Jason was an attorney with Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, where he practiced corporate and securities law with an emphasis on representation of emerging companies in private and public financings, mergers and acquisitions.

As an attorney, Jason has consummated over $2 billion of venture capital investments, $5 billion in mergers and has extensive experience in fund formation, employment law and general litigation, serving as an expert witness in these related fields.

As one of the first full-time, in-house general counsels at a venture capital firm, Jason has been on the forefront of thought leadership and has co-chaired the National Venture Capital Association’s General Counsel group and is an active participant on the NVCA’s Chief Financial Officer group.

Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, with distinction and a Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Michigan.

Jason blogs about his experiences in the venture industry on his
blog Mendelson’s Musings and www.askthevc.com.