Frederick Paulmann

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Frederick H. Paulmann

 

Education:

  • JD, New York University
  • MBA, New York University
  • BA, Boston College
  • Program, Harvard Business School, Finance for Senior Executives

Tel: 212.984.0714
fpaulmann@counselmgmtgroup.com

Experience:

The Counsel Management Group, LLC

  • Advise leading law departments on value-based billing implementation
  • Analyze alternative fees to improve value
  • Provide tools, templates and support to better manage legal budgets
  • Craft metrics, cost models and scorecards re law firm financial performance
  • Assess and help strengthen preferred provider programs
  • Review historical billing data for patterns that drive value

Pfizer Inc, Legal Division, Managing Director, Law Firm & Legal Vendor Management

  • Product Counsel, Aricept (#1 prescribed Alzheimer’s medication globally)
  • Government Liaison, State AG Outreach
  • Litigation Attorney

Kaye Scholer, Litigation Associate

Professional Associations:

  • American Bar Association, Past Co-Chair, Budgeting and Billing Subcommittee (Section of Litigation, Committee on Corporate Counsel)
  • Association of Corporate Counsel, Law Department Management Committee, Past Vice-Chair, Special Projects
  • Working Group on Outside Counsel Management, Founder

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, Connecticut, SDNY, EDNY, Federal Circuit

Publications:

  • “Managing Value-Based Relationships with Outside Counsel,” August 2011
  • “ACC Value-Based Fee Primer,” July 2010
  • “What Do Hours Have to Do with Value?” ACC Docket, October 2009
  • “Effective Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel,” ACC Docket, November 2008

Speaking Engagements:

  • Numerous – available on request

 

Kamal Sinha


Kamal Sinha

 

Education:

  • MBA, Fordham University
  • BE, Stevens Institute of Technology

Tel: 212.984.0714
ksinha@counselmgmtgroup.com

Experience:

The Counsel Management Group, LLC

  • Analyze data to build legal cost models, enabling clients to implement value-based budgeting & alternative fees
  • Manage CMG’s operational infrastructure, along with CMG’s technology systems

Pfizer Inc, Corporate Functions, Director of Operational Effectiveness

  • Spearheaded execution of key initiatives to reduce costs for several corporate functions, including Legal, Information Technology, Finance, Human Resources, and Global Operations
  • Managed a team to improve technologies and processes in the Legal Division to deliver savings and better effectiveness

Intrasphere Technologies, Program Manager

  • Collaborated with clients to develop innovative solutions to address their business needs
  • Managed multiple projects simultaneously while exploring new sales opportunities and tracking financials and resources.

Accenture, Senior Manager

  • Analyzed business processes and developed strategies to improve client operations and implement business solutions
  • Managed key projects across various industries (Government, Pharmaceutical, Travel and Transportation)