Law Firm Leaders: Herrick Feinstein’s Irwin Kishner
Herrick's Executive Chairman, Irwin Kishner, was interviewed by Law360 for their Law Firm Leaders series on the firm's strategy and goals as well as its response to the challenges posed by the spread of COVID-19.
In discussing how the legal industry has changed over the years, Kishner noted that Herrick has adapted to market forces and the natural needs of its clients. Furthermore, the firm has "implemented a concerted strategy to be more boutique-like," while continuing to be a market leader in the industries in which the firm is at the forefront.
The article addressed Kishner's goals for the firm over the next five years, which include continuing "to grow in those areas where we consider ourselves market leaders, to continue to attract lateral talent, and continue to grow our market share." Moreover, Kishner noted that the firm's goal is to be more efficient including the use of technology, space and intellectual assets -- Herrick's lawyers.
Finally, Kishner highlighted Herrick's unwavering commitment to both clients and employees in providing business continuity in challenging times. In the wake of the spread of COVID-19, the firm is able to deliver seamless service to its clients as well as provide clients with the most up-to-date legal information through the newly launched COVID-19 Task Force and Resource Center.