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Insights and Events

Law firms are hiring more business professionals, and the recruiters who help fill these roles are also staffing up. Both can have sharp insights into how well firms are preparing for the future. Welcome to this week’s installment of the Law Firm Disrupted.

Kathryn Whitaker joins Calibrate as Director of Recruiting and Consulting Strategy. She has 15 years of experience as a law firm marketing and business development professional, working at large and mid-sized law firms.

Kathryn Whitaker Law firms should double down on their existing clients by focusing on client retention and satisfaction rates rather than billable hours and…

Kathryn Whitaker By turning the focus of the feminist movement toward personal choices, society has failed to encourage working women to aspire to leadership,…

Jennifer Johnson Scalzi From the benefits of bringing new thinking to an unfamiliar sector, to exploring the elements that make up great client service,…

Calibrate Legal Founder and CEO Jennifer Johnson Scalzi comments on the need for a data-driven business case for lateral hires in this Law.Com article.…

Calibrate Legal Founder and CEO Jennifer Johnson Scalzi comments on the marketing leadership life cycle in this Law.Com article. Jennifer Johnson Scalzi “When Jennifer…

Calibrate Legal Founder and CEO Jennifer Johnson Scalzi comments on issues in CMO hiring and retention in this Law.Com article. Jennifer Johnson Scalzi “In…

Throughout my 30+ years in senior management I have engaged the services of many executive search firms; I never worked more effectively, efficiently or productively with anyone as I have with Calibrate Legal and Jennifer Johnson Scalzi. Her knowledge of the competitive landscape, her ability to target and attract candidates in a timely manner and her judgment regarding ‘best fit’ was spot on.
Nick Tortorella, Executive Director | Kramer Levin
Carol Crawford’s experience serving as the Chief Human Resources Officer of a major U.S. law firm has provided her with an intimate knowledge of the inner workings of law firms. She has proven that she understands how to work effectively with partners, staff and business professionals alike. She is highly respected for her insight, wisdom and HR leadership by her peers and co-workers.
— S. Dan Anderson, Chief Operating Officer | Dentons US LLP
I feel lucky that I connected with Jennifer Johnson Scalzi early in the formation of Calibrate Legal. It was the perfect timing for us to collaborate, because we wanted to elevate our KPI efforts at the firm. She has built a team with expertise and partnerships in the market to deliver results for her clients.
Terra Liddell, Chief Marketing Officer | Finnegan
I have used Calibrate for a number of searches and can say, without hesitation, they are the best in the field. Their care, attention, dedication and efforts are like no others in the industry. I would highly recommend.
-Andy Colon, Chief Talent Officer, Thompson Hine