J. David Harvey

Senior Consultant, LawVision Group LLC

J. David “Dave” Harvey is the founder and President of Harvey Global Consulting LLC and an affiliate consultant for LawVision. Drawing on 20 years of experience leading business development efforts with AmLaw A-list firms, Dave advises law firm management, partners, associates, and marketing and business development leaders in successfully prioritizing and executing on their most important client development and marketing priorities. He also coaches individual partners and associates in defining and achieving their business development goals.

A recognized thought leader in legal marketing, Dave has been at the forefront of how law firms develop and execute on strategies to position themselves in the marketplace, grow their business through client development and client service initiatives, and develop products and services that allow them to differentiate themselves. Dave developed one of the first client feedback and key client programs for an AmLaw 20 firm, considered world-class and a model for other firms. He launched the first law firm iPhone app and has successfully developed new products and services, like IPO Ready, an assessment tool for companies on the way to going public. Dave has recently focused on how firms move from a practice-focused to a sector-focused effort and has written on the challenges and opportunities for firms organizing by sector.