Jim Durham is a veteran attorney who has worked with hundreds of professional service firms as a consultant and trainer, developing sales, marketing and management strategies designed to change the way lawyers and clients work together.
Jim has been a consultant to several in-house legal departments and served as the Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer for three AmLaw100 firms. He was also General Counsel and VP of Marketing for Senior Tour Players, Inc., and the Sr. VP of Sponsorship for MLB Advanced Media (MLB.Com). He is the author of The Essential Little Book of Great Lawyering and The Essential Little Book of Service Excellence. He is also a co-editor and contributing author of the American Bar Association’s book: The Lawyer’s Guide to Marketing Your Practice. In 2010, Jim was inducted into the Legal Marketing Association Hall of Fame.
Jim is a dynamic keynote speaker, and an engaging trainer and coach. He now provides strategic consulting, coaching, and training to GrowthPlay’s legal and other professional services clients.
Jim received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and his law degree from Emory University School of Law. He has also participated in Executive Education programs at both the Kellogg School and the Harvard Law School.