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 Jim​ Ries, Director of Business Development at Offit Kurman, Featured in Pugh & Tiller PR

By Megan Bozman | July 14, 2020

As part of our ongoing blog series, Pugh & Tiller PR is interviewing business leaders and sharing their insights on the impact of COVID-19 on marketing and business plans. Today’s post features fellow Baltimorean, Jim​ Ries, Director of Business Development, Offit Kurman.

Adjusting Marketing during COVID-19?

What I think is most interesting about our firm, and a differentiator for us, is that we’re very entrepreneurial, progressive, and business-like. Our attorneys are trusted business advisors who happen to have law degrees. While we’re not cold-hearted, we’re also not bashful about the fact that we see opportunities coming out of crisis.

Law firms are like other businesses in that there are firms that were strong going into the pandemic and will be strong on the other side, and those that aren’t solid may struggle. Some law firms are just not going to make it.  But Offit Kurman is solid, and we know that in the financial crisis of 2008, we grew significantly because other firms failed. Offit Kurman is a great landing pad for those attorneys, particularly those we refer to as, “partner-level attorneys” with books of portable business.

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