Transparency, rigorous expectation setting and wide engagement keep the compensation setting process fair.
Well-developed tools to make the income allocation process easier, leaving more time for strategic considerations
Experienced, objective advice that will inspire confidence in the validity of the compensation system
It is easy to get off track when considering fair compensation. Almost every law firm struggled with pay and incentives at some point.
For more than 17 years, PerformLaw has spent thousands of hours helping clients design and manage compensation systems.
We've heard the arguments, sat in on countless compensation committee meetings, and provided expert advice throughout the process.
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Systems designed for firms that prefer a formula-driven approach. Maximum personal accountability and self-sufficiency. Independent culture.
Systems designed for highly collaborative and interdependent practices. Subjective contributions are valued as part of the compensation setting process.
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Compensation pools with a mixture of objective and subjective factors. Bespoke systems. Best used in firms that want to collaborate, but want to emphasize specific behaviors.
Contact us about your compensation challenges.
We’ll find a fair process and design a plan to address your challenges.
Get the collaboration and performance you need to reach your goals
Give your lawyers and clients what they need to see your future
At PerformLaw, we know you want to build an exceptional future for your firm. To do that, you need the right process to ensure a successful outcome. The problem is that you're pressed for time, which means you have to endure the suffering that comes with compensation issues.
We understand the difficulty that pay challenges cause in law firms, which is why we break the process down into progressive modules. Here is how we do it:
Get the performance you need to reach your law firm’s strategic and financial goals.
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