Philip Fairley
The Rainmaker Institute

Philip Fairley is the President and owner of The Rainmaker Institute, the nation’s largest law firm marketing company that focuses exclusively on client generation, lead conversion, and data analytics.  During his time at Rainmaker, he co-developed Turbine®: the only software platform that automates the intake process and Rainalytics®: the only tool which automatically measures all law firm data.

Philip holds degrees from Northwestern University, Wheaton College, and Keller Graduate School, is a NCAA Division I National Debate Champion, and is a recognized expert on intake, lead conversion, and innovative video marketing. His and Rainmaker’s expertise have been noted and quoted in the American Bar Association’s Journal, Entrepreneur, Inc., Fortune Small Business, Harvard Management Update, Business Advisor, the Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, and Attorney at Law magazines.

Prior to owning Rainmaker, he was the founder and CEO of two successful companies that specialized in the legal tech, cyber security, and communications.  He is married with three children and enjoys the Arizona lifestyle, mountain biking and coaching youth sports.

Rainmaker has helped over 23,000 attorneys and law firms grow their business by learning and implementing our proven marketing and intake strategies.

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  • 02:13 The Five Key Lessons From his Entrepreneurial Experiences
  • 06:36 Future Proofing
  • 08:50 Key Things About Running a Firm Like a Business
  • 17:48 How to Run a Law Firm as Efficiently and Profitably As a Business Instead of Law Firm
  • 23:37 His Thoughts on The Opportunity or Challenge with ChatGPT
  • 29:37 Effective Strategies for Small to Mid-size Firms Can Use to Improve their Acquisition and Client Retention Rates
  • 34:56 Contact Philip
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