Posts By: Preston Clark

Executive Contract Daily

The beauty of running your own blog is getting to make up the rules as you go. Today I’m launching a new weekly “column” entitled “Executive Contract Daily.” I’m not sure if anyone is going to enjoy reading it, but I’m going to give it a go. Here’s the breakdown:  As you may know, my… Read more »

Where’s the best place for lawyers to talk to lawyers?

Where’s the best place for lawyers to talk to lawyers? Get advice, talk shop? I’m not talking about conferences or regional ABA events. I’m talking about online environments, social media platforms, and the like. Where’s the best place to engage with other lawyers? Twitter, Facebook, Reddit? The topic of lawyer communities came up last week… Read more »

4 Awesomely Negotiated Executive Employment Agreements

According to the New York Times, at the time Henrique De Castro was fired from Yahoo!, he was the eighth highest paid executive in Silicon Valley. Analysts who have reviewed De Castro’s Executive Employment Agreement estimate that he’ll walk away with between $88 million and $109 million for his 15 months of work. And while we can… Read more »

What’s Your “Professional” New Year’s Resolution for 2014?

Do you have a professional New Year’s resolution for 2014?  The question was posed this week via G+ by Bretton Hollis Barber, and many of us took to the Lawyers on G+ Community to answer the question. I’m not sure if it’s technically too late to be announcing a New Year’s Resolution, but I’ve finally… Read more »

My 2013 Year in Review

2013 is drawing to a close, and with that comes my end of the year reflections, and predictions for 2014. 2013 was a great year for— it’s the best we’ve ever had in terms of traffic, but much more significantly, it’s been the most engaged readership we’ve ever had in terms of comments and… Read more »

Shake and the Disruptable Gaps of the Legal Industry

The disruption of the legal industry is found most prominently within the gaps. The big-shot criminal defense attorney doesn’t wake up in a cold sweat for fear his industry is collapsing at the hands of a tech start-up. Where technology makes its biggest impact on the profession is in the world of legal documents and… Read more »

Has Anyone Migrated from Justia to WordPress? Best of the Week: Lawyers on G+

Engagement. Engagement. Engagement. We know that’s what it’s all about these days. With so much information flying around, it’s the thing that engages us that wins– and it’s harder and harder to accomplish those wins. How many websites do you visit a day? How many emails do you receive? We’re consuming 100’s, if not 1000’s, of… Read more »