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The 22nd Annual Law Firm COO & CFO Forum

Nov 02 - 03, 2023

In November 2023, the Thomson Reuters Institute is proud to present the 22nd Annual Law Firm COO & CFO Forum in the heart of Washington, D.C. The premier (inter)national summit for eponymous title holders and their executive peers, our program continues its storied tradition of comprehensive professional education and networking opportunities for the Am Law 200 and beyond. Please join us for our maiden voyage to the District of Columbia.

Our 2023 program consists of the following:

Pre-Conference Workshop (11/1)
The 2023 Law Firm Financial Performance Forum 

This half-day workshop offers an interactive setting for law firm executives to engage peers in discussion and debate.

Wednesday Welcome Dinner (11/1)

Join us for a festive evening at RPM Italian DC, located in the Mount Vernon neighborhood mere blocks from our conference venue. RPM Italian offers a modern and stylish approach to classic Italian fare featuring homemade pastas and contemporary flair. Seating is limited to the first 75 registered law firm guests.

The 22nd Annual Law Firm COO & CFO Forum (11/2 – 11/3)

Please join us for our day-and-a-half program devoted to key trends and developments impacting the business of law.

Public Health Guidance:
Thomson Reuters is committed to the health and well-being of all conference attendees and event partners. Out of an abundance of caution, we are requiring all guests to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least two weeks prior to the program. Full vaccination is defined as two doses of the Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, or AstraZeneca vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. We do not require booster vaccinations to participate.

Save the date! Stay tuned for our agenda release in Q1 2023.

Online registration now available.

Event Details

Washington, DC

$2395 USD (Law Firm Attendees)

For questions about this event, please call 1-800-308-1700, extension 1 or email us at

Why You Should Attend

  • The Law Firm COO & CFO Forum is the premier gathering of eponymous title holders and their executive brethren across the Am Law 200.
  • Our forum addresses key developments and trends impacting the business of law.
  • Our content offers robust, substantive, and unequaled insights into the state of the North American legal market.
  • Conference attendees are able to network and engage with colleagues throughout three days of (in)formal dialogue and debate.
  • As a takeaway, attendees can expect practical advice for improving one's productivity and anticipating firm needs in 2024 and beyond.

Who Should Attend

  • Law Firm Chief Operating Officers
  • Law Firm Chief Financial Officers
  • Law Firm Executive Directors
  • Law Firm Directors of Finance
  • Law Firm Directors of Operations

Chair(s) and Faculty

Chair(s) Faculty
James W. Jones
Director, Center on Ethics and the Legal Profession, Georgetown University Law Center
Gretta Rusanow
Head of Advisory Services, Law Firm Group, Citi Private Bank
Jeffrey Connor
Chief Financial Officer, McGuireWoods LLP

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Event agenda

(all times local)

Conrad Washington, DC

950 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

The Thomson Reuters Institute has secured a room block at the Conrad Washington, DC at a negotiated rate of $449/night plus taxes for the dates of Tuesday, October 31, 2023 through Friday, November 3, 2023. Guest may secure their room online through the following link:

Online Reservations

Please be advised, the room block cutoff date is October 11, 2023.

Room requests received after October 11 are not guaranteed our discounted rate. A deposit of one (1) night’s stay is required to hold each reservation. Guests who depart earlier than their reserved checkout date will be billed an early checkout fee equal to one night’s room and tax at the room block rate.

All rooms are subject to availability.

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