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Pioneering a global vision : the story of Baker & McKenzie

Author: Jon R Bauman
Publisher: Chicago : Harcourt Professional Education Group, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite humble beginnings on a New Mexico ranch, Russell Baker did what Wall Street said couldn't be done-he opened law firms around the world, staffed them with higlhy qualified local attorneys,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bauman, Jon R.
Pioneering a global vision.
Chicago : Harcourt Professional Education Group, 1999
(OCoLC)755269487
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon R Bauman
ISBN: 0159004330 9780159004333
OCLC Number: 43103462
Description: xii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 --
Absorbing frontier cultures: Russell Baker, 1901-1919 --
Chapter 2 --
Life before the firm: Russell Baker, 1920-1949 --
The world's first multinational law firm --
Chapter 4 --
Going international: the first offshore offices --
Chapter 5 --
A radical democracy --
Chapter 6 --
Forging the firm --
Chapter 7 --
The boys of '60 in Chicago --
Chapter 8 --
The boys of '60 branch out: Frankfurt, Milan, Toronto, Sydney, & Paris --
Chapter 9 --
Hiring from the outside: London & Zurich --
Chapter 10 --
The search for balance: firm governance --
Chapter 11 --
Rapid expansion: Amsterdam, Washington, D.C., Brussels & Mexico City --
Chapter 12 --
The fight for control --
Chapter 13 --
The Pacific Rim and the Middle East: Tokyo, Bangkok & Riyadh --
Chapter 14 --
South American connections: Rio, Buenos Aires & Bogota --
Chapter 15 --
A new frontier: China & Hong Kong --
Chapter 16 --
Chairmanships: Haderlein to Bridgman --
Chapter 17 --
The lateral partner experiment: Miami, Los Angeles & Stockholm --
Chapter 18 --
The first full-time chairman: Robert Cox --
Chapter 19 --
The wild, wild east --
Chapter 20 --
The transitions years 1989-1994.
Other Titles: Story of Baker & McKenzie
Responsibility: Jon R. Bauman.

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