Lobbying for a New Model


Eric Zimmerman, principal of the new McDermottPlus healthcare sector consulting organization, described how it will give non-lawyer consultants more flexibility. “Political activities, business development activities, networking activities … are part and parcel of having an effective lobbying capability, but not always easily translated into billable hours to a client,” Mr. Zimmerman said. “Being able to be free from the expectation you’re going to bill a certain number of hours in a day or month or year enables you to focus on different, but nonetheless productive, uses of your time.” Read the full article