David Cruickshank is a Partner with Edge International. He advises law and other professional services firms on practice management, strategy, governance, leadership development and talent retention strategies. He works with managing partners, directors and partners on business development strategy and legal project management.
David has also worked on partner development and project management in AmLaw top 50 firms. He has designed customized partner-level programs, aimed at cost reduction and efficiency in the delivery of legal services to Fortune 500 companies. Before joining Edge International, David was the chief professional development officer at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison in New York.
He has worked as a consultant in top firms in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States since 1990. He is well known academically in the fields of legal skills and dispute resolution. He currently teaches as an adjunct at the Pepperdine Law School master’s program and is a frequent conference speaker.
David works across the country, but can be found most often in San Diego and New York.