About Us

About Us

David KinnearThanks for stopping by and for your interest in what we’re doing. Let me explain a little.

The legal industry is embarked upon a decade of truly unprecedented change. Sound and visionary leadership – in all its many aspects – will be critical. High Performance Counsel provides a sounding board – for the many voices and perspectives that comprise the industry both now and in our collective future. It also serves as a leader-board – bringing into the spotlight those individuals, organizations and solutions that are leading the way and framing our future.

High Performance Counsel is a place to find authentic leadership on a range of issues, including that of leadership itself in a changing industry, a digital workplace and a global economy. We bring forward a rich and diverse tapestry of excellence – the practical, the philosophical, the technical and the visionary – so our readership, our industry and its many ultimate clients and customers are better informed and better served. We grow and learn together.

In such a busy industry it is all too easy for voices to be lost and positions to be misunderstood. In the quest for change, much new wisdom displaces conventional wisdom yet, perhaps, the combined wisdom is a better outcome. We all gain through discussion – a common sharing of thoughts, ideas, fears, ideals and opportunities. We gain through great leadership.

I invite you to enjoy the interviews, articles and white papers shared here – and the news we track. And if you would like to highlight your work, your technology or that of your organization – then do get in touch.

High Performance Counsel is for you. Welcome!

yours,

 

David Kinnear

CEO & Chief Conversationalist

 

Matthew Weaver, Executive Director of MLA’s Interim Legal Talent Group In Interview With High Performance Counsel

Matthew Weaver, Executive Director of MLA’s Interim Legal Talent Group In Interview With High Performance Counsel

Matthew Weaver, Executive Director of MLA’s Interim Legal Talent Group.
MLA is the global leader in legal search and staffing. MLA’s goal is to be the go-to, the first call, when an attorney is thinking of making a career change or an organization is seeking to hire an attorney.
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On #BakersBest 4X4 Edition – Top Legal Industry Leaders Speak: Mary Mack, Jennifer Silverman, Debbie Reynolds & Rashda Rana

On #BakersBest 4X4 Edition – Top Legal Industry Leaders Speak: Mary Mack, Jennifer Silverman, Debbie Reynolds & Rashda Rana

At High Performance Counsel, we pride ourselves on asking the right questions – which are typically also the tough questions. So any of these four questions taken from our infamous #BakersDozen interview is arguably an essay in its own right. Welcome to the second issue of #BakersBest – four of the best in the legal industry answering four tough, timely questions. We hope you like it.

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ON #FOUNDERSDOZEN – JUSTIN MAXWELL CO-FOUNDER OF SMITH.AI SPEAKS WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL

ON #FOUNDERSDOZEN – JUSTIN MAXWELL CO-FOUNDER OF SMITH.AI SPEAKS WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL

We couldn’t be more excited to share this first interview in our new #FoundersDozen series – and our interviewee is a genuine rockstar: Justin Maxwell co-founder of Smith.AI. With his mainstream background now applied to legal, his interview is perhaps one of the most authentic and valuable pieces you’ll read this year on life as a startup founder – the good, the bad and the ugly. No holds barred. Enjoy!

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The Faces of the Modern Legal Industry

The Faces of the Modern Legal Industry

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