Mike Blanchard, Practice Partner
has more than 18 years of experience working with law firms.
As a Principal of Law Practice Advisory Group LLC
, located in Rochester, NY, his
primary areas of expertise include strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, partner compensation and capitalization, financial management and general counseling.
Mike is a partner with Media & Communications Strategies law firm counseling and tie-up business including work with the India National Bar Association.
Mr. Blanchard has extensive experience in law firm management and administration.
Prior to forming Law Practice Advisory Group LLC, Mr. Blanchard held several senior level and executive management positions with many of the nation's leading law firms.
He began his career serving in the legal industry at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP as an internal management consultant.
He later went on to serve as Skadden's Supervisor of Financial Planning & Budgeting and then Manager of Business Planning & Analysis.
In 1995 Mr. Blanchard became Chief Operating Officer for a large regional general practice law firm and then moved on to serve as Executive Director for one of the nation's leading intellectual property law firms.
Mr. Blanchard holds a Master of Science in Legal Administration.