Smarter Collaboration to Optimize Lateral Hiring & Mergers

On-Demand Webinar

The war for talent is hotter than ever. Despite law firms spending vast amounts of time, money, and energy recruiting lateral hires, most newcomers will leave the firm before they become profitable.

Research shows that our tested approaches across firms make measurable differences on new employees thriving and becoming profitable.

Watch our recent workshop with Dr. Heidi Gardner, to find out what steps your firm can take to de-risk a merger and start generating tangible outcomes faster in the merged firm. In this workshop you will :

  • Learn research-based strategies for ensuring new employees thrive and become profitable
  • Acquire tips for de-risking a merger
  • Discover how to generate tangible outcomes faster in a merged firm



Heidi K. Gardner
Heidi K. Gardner
PhD, Distinguished Fellow at Harvard Law School

Heidi K. Gardner, PhD, is a Distinguished Fellow at Harvard Law School and Faculty Chair in the school’s executive programs. Previously she was a professor at Harvard Business School. Dr. Gardner’s book Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos became a Washington Post bestseller. Named by Thinkers 50 as a Next Generation Business Guru, Dr. Gardner co-founded the research and advisory firm Gardner & Co. The company has launched a suite of tech products to enhance behavioral shifts, including a psychometric tool (Smart Collaboration Accelerator) and a peer feedback tool (Smart Collaboration 360).

Dr. Gardner’s next book, ;Smarter Collaboration: A New Approach to Breaking Down Barriers and Transforming Work, will be published by Harvard Business Press in November 2022. Altogether, she has authored (or co-authored) more than 80 books, chapters, case studies, and articles. Her research received the Academy of Management’s prize for Outstanding Practical Implications for Management, and has been selected multiple times for Harvard Business Review’s “best of” collections. Her research has been featured in major media outlets around the globe.


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