Taft Chief Strategy Officer Ann Rainhart was interviewed by Skillful Means Marketing, LLC on the challenges lawyers and law firms face as they continue to serve clients, keep employees safe and help businesses navigate the current economic climate. The article provides an overview of Rainhart’s experience navigating periods of change as a law firm leader, and her visionary capabilities to achieve goals despite ambiguity.
At Taft, Rainhart oversees initiatives designed to keep the firm moving forward and to develop the next generation of leadership. When asked about how lawyers and law firms can move forward in light of COVID-19, Rainhart states that firms should “stay true to the values and culture of the organization. Those values and that culture serve as compass points right now and will help us stay grounded.” To read the complete interview, click here.
Rainhart is known as an agent of change in the legal profession. She guides the firm in determining and articulating its vision, identifying market opportunities and executing innovative strategies to influence enterprise-wide cultural and operational shifts.
Before Taft's combination with Briggs and Morgan, Rainhart was Briggs’ chief operating officer and a member of the firm's senior leadership team. During her tenure at Briggs, Rainhart led the firm through its merger decision, a major remodel process and implementation of innovative processes including client development coaching, legal transactional operations and eDiscovery.