Ronda Muir, Founder and Principal of Law People Management, LLC, is one of the country’s leading authorities on lawyer personalities and the application of behavioral science to the legal workplace. She increases law firm and law department profits by aligning structure, management, compensation and professional development with enhanced client service through lasting individual and organizational change. Muir draws from years of practicing law in New York and Europe, both as outside counsel and in-house counsel, coupled with advanced study in behavioral science. She is a frequent speaker, an award-winning author and publishes www.LawPeopleBlog.com, a recognized resource for the legal community.
Law People Management provides custom management consulting services to law firms and law departments, offering business-savvy, psychologically sophisticated and real-world solutions to both the traditional and emerging people management challenges that are unique to the legal industry.
By enhancing workplace dynamics, our clients achieve both greater profitability and the collaborative, energized culture that best supports lawyers and their clients.
Ronda has advised Fortune 500 corporations and law firms of all sizes on such issues as organizational transition and change management, management structure, risk management, compensation, succession, lateral integration, selection and retention, leadership and professional development, diversity, culture, morale and communication. Nationally recognized for her identification and assessment of emerging industry trends, she is a frequent speaker and an award-winning author.
Ronda is formerly an attorney at New York’s Davis Polk & Wardwell, Co-General Counsel for the TAG Group, based in Paris, France, and Vice President of the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution. She graduated with Distinction in Psychology from Swarthmore College, received a J.D. with Honors from the University of Texas Law School and a certificate in International Law from the London School of Economics. A mediator with advanced training from Harvard University, she is also certified to administer several assessments, including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT). Ronda is a member of the ABA Law Practice Management section, Yale Leadership Development Committee and the Coaches Training Institute.
Ronda has served on a number of boards, including the Dispute Settlement Center, a Connecticut mediation firm, and the Board of Advisors for The Institute for Social and Psychiatric Initiatives at New York University’s Langone Medical Center. As part of her community involvement, Ronda oversees leadership training for at-risk youth for Community Centers, Inc. and conducts leadership and teamwork retreats for UNICEF national offices.