Law firms

Demand for legal services continues to increase as the complexities of legislation persists, regulatory demands rise and global needs expand. Individuals and businesses will reach out with greater frequency to law firms like yours for legal guidance and assistance. With that growth in your business comes challenges of your own, and our professionals are poised to help you serve your clients better, while also improving your overall business operations.

We serve hundreds of law firms across the country, from small, local offices to large, international firms. Our professionals provide deep financial and accounting services, as well as business consulting, specific to the legal profession. Services include:

  • Litigation support and forensic accounting
  • Acquisition consulting
  • Due diligence for mergers and acquisitions
  • Tax assistance, domestic and international
  • Compensation and capital management
  • Intentional Growth and Sales Enablement

Recent Insights


Helping you understand which security framework is best for your firm

This report provides insight for law firms when selecting a security framework, with detailed data and comparisons to make the right choice.

  • March 15, 2019


Forensic examination identifies over $1 million in underpayments

An insurance underwriter turned to RSM to investigate suspicious activity related to inconsistent reporting and unexpected operating results.

  • March 05, 2014


Tax reform and law practices: Key considerations affecting your firm

From meals and entertainment to new business income deductions, law firms have much to ponder related to tax reform.

  • Sean Keating
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  • December 13, 2018


Law practices: Get creative with your operating solutions

Profitable law firms are optimizing back-office solutions, compensation and partnership structures. Learn more.

  • Barry Rosenthal
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  • March 01, 2017


5 questions to weigh when considering a lateral hire for your law firm

Executing a successful growth strategy in your law firm via acquisition and lateral hires requires a circumspect approach. Learn more.

  • Barry Rosenthal
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  • January 30, 2017


RSM Law Firm Financial Benchmarking Survey

Knowing where your law firm stands in the market can be vital. RSM provides the benchmarks you need to make informed financial decisions.

  • June 01, 2015


2016 Financial overview for middle market law firms

Law firms, learn key observations and insights you’ll need to make informed financial decisions for a profitable future.

  • Barry Rosenthal


Strategic planning more important than ever for law firms

From benchmarking to managing acquisitions and lateral hires to controlling costs, key strategic planning guidance for law firms.

  • Barry Rosenthal
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  • July 14, 2016


How to make the best use of financial experts in your litigation cases

By effectively understanding a financial expert’s role in litigation, you can best leverage their contribution to your case.

  • Mitch Hirsh
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  • May 03, 2016
Law firm look-back and outlook


Law firm look-back and outlook

Learn about law practice trends and insights from RSM’s national business and professional services practice leader

  • Barry Rosenthal
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  • February 17, 2016

How can we help you?

To discuss how our team can help your business, contact us by phone 800.274.3978 or


Dan Whelan
National Practice Leader