Ann Lee Gibson was named a 2006 Edge Award first-place winner for her contribution to the March 2006 issue of the American Bar Association's
Ann speaks at NYU Stony Brook University
On April 13, 2007, Ann will be a guest lecturer at the NYU Stony Brook Executive MBA program, speaking on the topic of competitive intelligence in law firms.
Ann and other "Marketing Masters" speak in London
On June 7, 2007, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell will present Ann and four other "Marketing Masters" (Leigh Dance, Barbara Miller, Ross Fishman and Norm Rubenstein). They will present a program on global law firm business development to UK lawyers and legal marketers.
College of Law Practice Management Conference
On September 8, 2007, Ann speaks in Philadelphia to other Fellows of the College of Law Practice Management at COLPM’s annual conference. Her topic: "Technology – What Next? Anticipate Tomorrow."
US Law Firm Group
On September 28, 2007, Ann will speak in Detroit to the trustees of the USLFG on "RFPs and New Business Competitions."
On October 11, 2007, at 12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern, Ann will present a live webinar for LexisNexis on "Building a CI Function in Your Law Firm."
Strategy is Dead! Long Live Strategy!
On March 14, 2008, Ann spoke at the Legal Marketing Association's 22nd annual meeting in Los Angeles about the role strategic competitive intelligence plays in helping a law firm significantly elevate its performance. To download these slides, click on the event title above.
Ann Authors Law Firm CI Primer
The March 2008 issue of the ABA's
magazine contains a law firm CI primer written by Ann: "45 Tips for Law Firms: How to Create and Use Competitive Intelligence." To download article, click on event title above.
Ann Launches Law Firm CI Blog
Ann is now blogging about her observations, experiences, and questions about competitive intelligence as it's developed and used in law firms. To participate, go to
Webinar - "Tactics for Competing in Turbulent Times"
On Tuesday, November 28, 2008, at 1:00 pm Eastern time, Ann and three others -- David Freeman, Charlie Green, and Laura Meherg -- will speak on this topic.
This program is for law firm leaders, marketing and business development staff, and especially lawyers who are impacted by the economic down
turn. To attend,
2008 Gibson Holiday Letter for Family and Friends
Ann and her family all wish their friends, colleagues, and family members a happy holiday season and a wonderful new year in 2009.
to see their 2008 holiday letter.
Scenario Planning for Law Firms
On April 1, 2009, Ann will co-present a "Scenario Planning for Law Firms" workshop with Karen Rothwell of Outward Insights and Bill Fiora of Nixon Peabody at the 2009 annual meeting of LMA (to register,
Four Law Firm Possible Futures
The April 1, 2009, "Scenario Planning Workshop" for senior legal marketers at LMA's annual meeting received good reviews and strong interest. The four detailed scenarios from that workshop can be downloaded
CI in the Modern Law Firm Conference, June 11, 2009, NYC
On June 11, 2009, in New York City, at the Ark-Group's third "CI in the Modern Law Firm" conference, Ann will provide the keynote address, "What Decisions Should We Make? What Actions Should We Take?", and make a presentation (with Bill Fiora of Nixon Peabody) on "Scenario Planning for Law Firms. For more information,
Ann's October 2009 Speaking Events
Ann will speak on
"Responding to RFPs in the Time of Cholera"
at the Legal Marketing Association's Northwest Chapter in Portland, WA, on October 5 and in Seattle on October 5. On October 15, she will also moderate a panel on
"Key Performance Indicators and Competitive Intelligence in Business Development Initiatives"
for LMA's Metropolitan New York Chapter.
Ann Launches 2010 Legal Industry C.I. Study Group
In 2010, Ann will lead a study group of decision-makers from law firms who come together to develop competitive intelligence about legal industry trends, opportunities, and risks -- and specific ways their firms can benefit. For more info about how you can participate, please
contact Ann directly
Ann publishes Law Firm Competitive Intelligence book
Ann's new book,
Competitive Intelligence: Improving Law Firm Strategy and Decision Making
, was published in late 2010 by The Ark Group/
Managing Partner Magazine
in London. It can be purchased
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