David H. Freeman
David Freeman Consulting Group LLC
Organization Type: Consulting Firm
Functional Area: Leadership, Business Development, Firm Culture, Cross-Selling
Year of Induction: 2015
10777 W. Sample Rd., #912
Coral Springs, FL 33065
David H. Freeman, J.D. is the CEO of the David Freeman Consulting Group and founder of Law Firm CultureShift®. He is a former lawyer, who for over twenty years has worked with 180 law firms, including 40% of the AmLaw 200. He helps firms create exceptional cultures of business development through leadership and business development training and coaching, retreats, cross-selling initiatives, and client service training.
David is the originator of the Culture Xray®, a powerful diagnostic tool that gives firms deep insights into their internal business development culture, and for three consecutive years, David was voted the “Best Law Firm Business Development Consultant and Coach” in National Law Journal surveys. He was ranked the #1 coach and consultant in the 2015 Best of Legal Times survey, he is a best-selling author who as written four books on law firm leadership and business development and he is the exclusive business development coach for the Women in Law Empowerment Forum.
CITATION UPON INDUCTION INTO THE COLLEGE
David Freeman, CEO of Freeman Consulting Group, helps law firms grow revenue and build client relationships through effective business development. He is a former practicing lawyer who has worked with thousands of lawyers for nearly 20 years. He has spoken at hundreds of bar association events, law firms, and conferences.
David is an author and is the creator of the CMOplaybook, a digital training program that teaches lawyers how to become rainmakers. He is also the originator of the Culture Xray, a powerful diagnostic tool that gives firms deep insights into their internal business development culture and the CultureShift® approach for accelerating firmwide revenue growth.
He was Co-Chair of the 2010 LMA annual conference, is a former member of the Board of Editors and Education Committee, and a former columnist for “Marketing the Law Firm.” David has been recognized as the “Best Law Firm Business Development Consultant and Coach” in the National Law Journal surveys for the past three years. We are pleased to induct David Freeman as a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management.
—Nominated by Caren Ulrich Stacy and Rita Alli, October 2015