Dr Larry Richard is the founder and CEO of LawyerBrain LLC (www.lawyerbrain.com), a consulting firm that serves premier law firms and corporate legal departments in the areas of leadership, change management, teams and collaboration, talent selection and development, feedback, motivation and lawyer resilience and well-being.
Dr Richard is recognized as the leading expert on the psychology of lawyer behavior. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, he was a litigator for ten years before earning his PhD in psychology from Temple University. Since then, he has gathered and analyzed personality data on thousands of lawyers, and consulted with hundreds of legal providers on a wide range of complex behavioral issues.
Prior to founding LawyerBrain, Dr. Richard chaired the Leadership & Organization Improvement practice at Hildebrandt International, the legal specialty consultancy for 7 years. Previous to that, he was a partner at Altman Weil, another prominent legal consultancy.