BRASSplus Report offerings

The BRASSplus benchmarking results are organized into Reports targeted to the Firm Managers responsible for taking action. A description of the metrics included within each of the Reports or Product offerings is included below.

Each Report type contains metrics for 13 distinct timekeeper titles and then further delineates them by years of experience.

The Revenue Management Report
The following metrics for each Attorney classification will be delineated by years of experience in the Revenue Management Report:

  • Standard Rates
  • Worked (agreed-upon) Rates
  • Effective (billed) Rates
  • Rate Erosion
  • Discounting Levels
  • Utilization
  • Realization
  • Leverage
  • Estimated Impact to Profitability by Achieving Performance Improvements

The metrics will be presented in both a graphical and detailed format. Many of the graphs will include 8 years of historical information to better understand directionally where the Firm has performed relative to its peers prior to and after the economic downturn.

This Report is designed for Firmwide Managers, Office and Practice Group Leaders and the Finance Team.

Download a sample of this Reporting option.

Revenue360 Performance Analytics

A new Dashboard product is available which features key metrics from the Revenue Management Report. This desktop application is designed to allow multiple users at the Firm to interactively filter between both historical and current year benchmarks across multiple comparison groups, multiple offices and multiple practice groups. All of the visualizations that users create within the Dashboard can be saved to share with key Firm leaders.

Please contact a Survey staff member if you would like to preview this new product.

Snapshot Report

The new Snapshot Report will be included with each Revenue Management Report ordered. This high-level graphical Report is designed to showcase the most referenced metrics (based on participant feedback).

Please contact a Survey staff member if you would like to preview this new Report offering.

The Talent Management Report

The following metrics focused on retaining an engaged and diverse Attorney workforce will be presented within the Talent Management Report:

  • Associate Compensation
    (Includes metrics showcasing the percentage receiving a bonus and the various bonus levels awarded designated by law class years)
  • Associate Bonuses by Utilization Levels
  • New – Partner Admission and Alternative Career Path Policies
  • Attorney Metrics by Gender & Race
    • Headcount
    • Terminations
    • Partner Promotions
    • Utilization Levels
  • Select Firmwide Diversity efforts focused on Recruiting Women & Minorities, Initiatives Directed toward LGBT Individuals and Individuals with a Disability

The metrics will be presented in both a graphical and detailed format.

This Report is designed for Firmwide Managers, Human Resource Managers and Diversity Leaders.

Select Firmwide Diversity efforts focused on Recruiting Women & Minorities, Initiatives Directed toward LGBT Individuals and Individuals with a Disability

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The Partner Management Report
Select Firmwide Diversity efforts focused on Recruiting Women & Minorities, Initiatives Directed toward LGBT Individuals and Individuals with a Disability:

  • Demographics
  • Compensations
  • Fees Billed
  • Ratio Between the Highest and Lowest Compensated Partner
  • New - Partner Admission and Alternative Career Path Policies
  • Permanent Capital Balance Levels
  • Ratio Between Compensation and Capital Balance Levels
  • Utilization

The metrics will be presented in both a graphical and detailed format.

This Report is designed for Firm Leaders and the Finance Team who are involved in setting Partner compensation and capital contribution levels.

Download a sample of this Reporting option.

The 'Report Export' Spreadsheet

This spreadsheet report (in .xls format) consists of a 'data export' of the comparison group statistics provided within the Revenue Management Reports ordered. The group statistics from each comparison group ordered by the Firm will be displayed as a separate worksheet within the spreadsheet. Your Firm’s data for each office and practice group submitted to the Survey will be included in a separate worksheet.

Please contact a Survey staff member if you would like to preview this product.