Developing innovative pricing structures and alternative fee agreement models that deliver additional value for our clients.
Advancing professional knowledge and offering credits for attorneys, staff and other professionals.
Helping clients respond correctly when a crisis occurs.
Providing our clients with legal, strategic, and practical advice to make transformational changes in their organizations.
Leveraging law and technology to deliver sound solutions.
Delivering seamless service through partnerships across the globe.
Leveraging leading-edge technology to guide change and create seamless, collaborative experiences for clients and attorneys.
Industry-leading conferences focused on affordable housing, tax credits, and more.
Providing actionable information to support strategic decision-making.
Teaming with clients to advance sustainable projects, mitigate the effects of climate change, and protect our planet.
Offering a range of investment management and fiduciary services.
Bringing together companies and investors for tomorrow’s new deals.
Offering fresh insights on cases that are delayed, over budget, or off-target from the desired resolution.
Courtroom-ready lawyers who can resolve disputes early on clients’ terms or prevail at trial before a judge or jury.
Creating positive impact in our communities through increasing equity, access, and opportunity.
Rich McCarthy is Nixon Peabody’s chief financial officer, responsible for managing all aspects of the firm’s financial operations and ensuring clients receive timely, informative, and seamless service.
I have managed the finances of large professional service firms for much of my career, including the past nine at Nixon Peabody. I understand the unique needs of external and internal clients, and I work to ensure the prompt service, transparent communication, and collaborative relationships that lead to shared success.
Nixon Peabody’s finance team works closely with clients to establish alternative billing arrangements that prioritize cost efficiency and predictability, leveraging creative structures to align the goals and resources of all parties. Internally, we support more than 600 attorneys by creating robust, responsive financial systems to advance their client service goals, safeguard the firm’s operations, and maintain controls in the interest of all stakeholders.
The trusted advisor relationship that begins between clients and their attorneys extends to the finance team. We believe integrity is at the heart of every thriving client connection. No matter the audience, I focus on communicating complex financial analyses in clear, actionable language. I use my training and experience to deliver high-impact information to clients and attorneys so they can act decisively in a fast-moving environment.
The legal services industry is changing rapidly. My job is to ensure our firm helps shape its future. Firms that maximize efficiency, minimize client costs, and maintain the highest quality will thrive alongside their clients.
Babson College, M.B.A.
University of Massachusetts, B.B.A., Finance, cum laude
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