Susan Lambreth has over 25 years of experience as a consultant to the legal profession. Ms. Lambreth consults on leadership, practice management and strategic issues affecting the future of law firms and the legal profession. She works with managing partners, practice group leaders and executive committees. Ms. Lambreth has helped many of the largest firms in the U.S. implement strong practice group management (including over 30% of the AmLaw 100) and train their Practice Group Leaders. She has trained over 4,000 lawyers, who hold firm or practice management roles, how to lead and manage more effectively and has trained over 500 lawyers and other legal professionals in legal project management. Ms. Lambreth has helped law firms of all sizes improve their profitability and enhance their lawyers’ leadership and management skills. She is nationally recognized as one of the top leadership and practice management consultants for law firms. She has given hundreds of speeches and written dozens of articles on topics ranging from trends, leadership and management issues to process improvement and project management. Ms. Lambreth is co-author of Achieving Peak Performance Through Practice Management: A Practical Handbook and author of The Practice Group Leader’s Handbook for Success. She chairs the highly successful annual Project Management one-day program for the Practising Law Institute.
Prior to founding LawVision Group, she was with Hildebrandt International (more recently Hildebrandt Baker Robbins) for almost 20 years, being one of three consultants there for over 20 years, and with Altman & Weil for almost seven years. She chaired many of the Hildebrandt Institute conferences and led several of the most successful roundtables for law firm professionals.
Ms. Lambreth was elected a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, an honorary organization of leaders in this field. She served for three years on the ABA Committee on Research on the Future of the Legal Profession. She has served on many other ABA long-range planning committees and task forces, including 9 years in the ABA House of Delegates.
Ms. Lambreth served on the Governing Council of the ABA Law Practice Management Section for six years and chaired the Section’s Membership Board. From 1995 to 1997, she served on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
- J.D., University of Pennsylvania
- M.B.A., Villanova University
- B.A., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill