Taft chief attorney development officer Kendra Brodin was recently quoted in The American Lawyer in an article that focuses on the impact that alternative fee arrangements have as a stressor on young attorneys.
"The goal is to not let the working arrangements between partner and client in any way negatively impact the associate, who didn't make the arrangement and isn't getting the rewards," said Brodin.
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Brodin focuses on the holistic development of Taft's lawyers at all levels. She has previous experience as the client development manager at a leading intellectual property law firm. She also founded and ran a successful coaching and consulting practice. Brodin is a former president of Minnesota Women Lawyers, the chairperson of the Law Firm Leadership program of the Hennepin County Bar Association, and has held a variety of leadership positions with the Minnesota State Bar Association.