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Steven Wingert

Director of Administration

St. Louis
314 552 6123 direct

Respected throughout the legal industry, Steven possesses decades of law firm management experience and a list of strategic accomplishments.

His role takes an interdisciplinary approach to operational support processes of the Firm. This includes working with attorneys and staff across all offices, and Human Resources, Information Technology, Finance and Marketing, to develop practices which drive the firm to perform at a higher level. Furthermore, through the design and facilitation of leadership and communications programs, Steven has been responsible for empowering law firm managers and leaders to develop the skills necessary for success in a competitive legal marketplace. An in-demand speaker, Steven presents globally on a variety of topics including change management, leadership, legal industry trends and client satisfaction.

Publications

"Selling or Leading Change: An Election Year Context"
Legal Leadership Institute February 2016

"Values, Ethics and Leadership"
Legal Leadership Institute February 2016

"Does Leadership Impact Your Bottom Line?"
Legal Leadership Institute August 2015

"Is Your Leadership Like a Pair of Old Shoes?"
Legal Leadership Institute August 2015

"A Shift in the Financial Landscape for Law Firms"
Law Practice Today June 15, 2015

"Change is a Given: Leadership is Required"
Legal Leadership Institute June 2015

"Leadership Development in Law Firms after the Great Recession"
The National Law Review April 2015

"Are You a Savvy Leader?"
Legal Leadership Institute April 2015

Presentations

"Change Management,"
Australian Law Practice Management Association Annual Summit, Melbourne, September 7-9, 2016

"Where Client Service Teams and Business Development Intersect,"
Association of Legal Administrators 2016 Annual Conference, Los Angeles, May 24, 2016

"The Business Case for Transformational Leadership,"
Association of Legal Administrators 2016 Annual Conference Bold Bite, May 24, 2016

"Managing Partner/Firm Leader Integration,"
Association of Legal Administrators webinar, April 7, 2016

"Leadership for Volunteers,"
International Legal Technology Association, October 18, 2015

"Strategic Planning,"
American Association of Law Librarians Business Skills Clinic, Chicago, October 17, 2015

"Operations Management and Principles of Law Office Management,"
Association of Legal Administrators Law Firm Management Essentials, Chicago, September 16-18, 2015

"Does Leadership Impact Your Firm's Bottom Line?"
Association of Legal Administrators webinar, September 1, 2015

"A Conversation with Steve Wingert about Law Firm Leadership,"
Association of Legal Administrators video, July 9, 2015

"Communication and Change within a Multi-Generational Organization,"
Indiana Certified Public Accounting Association CPAs in Business and Industry Conference, Indianapolis, June 25, 2015

"Leading Change through Evolutionary Leadership"
Indiana Certified Public Accounting Association CPAs in Business and Industry Conference, Indianapolis, June 25, 2015

"Three P's (Pricing, Process Improvement, Project Management) - It's All About Leadership and Change,"
Legal Marketing Association Practice Innovation Conference, Chicago, June 10, 2015

"Leadership and Communication,"
Legal Management Talk, Blog Talk Radio, June 2015

"Conquer the Insurmountable: Leading Change in Law Firms and Legal Departments,"
Association of Legal Administrators 2015 Annual Conference, Nashville, May 20, 2015

"The Profession or the Business of Law? Changing Approaches to Leadership and Management,"
Association of Legal Administrators Annual Conference Bold Bite, Nashville, May 20, 2015

"The Changing Roles of the Legal Secretary,"
Greater Chicago Association of Legal Administrators, February 25, 2015

"Difficult Decisions: When Orders and Ethics Cross,"
Association of Legal Administrators Business of Law Conferences (Atlanta, New Orleans, Las Vegas) Fall 2015

"Legal Industry and Law Firm Management,"
Meritas Latin American and Caribbean Managing Partners and Firm Administrator Regional Meeting, Mexico City, November 14, 2014