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Christopher G. Sweet

Chief Operating Officer

Profile

Chris is the Firm’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for implementing and overseeing all aspects of the day-to day administrative functions and continuous growth of the firm.

Chris directs all management functions to including strategic pricing, billing, human resources, recruiting, marketing, facilities management, and administrative policies and procedures. Chris has extensive experience and expertise in designing and negotiating alternative fee arrangements (“AFAs”), rate management and legal project management (“LPM”). 

Prior to joining PIB Law, Chris was Director, Consulting and Legal Business Solutions for the law company Elevate Services, where his responsibilities included assisting Fortune 100 legal departments with operations and strategy.  Formerly, Chris was the Executive Director of Outside Counsel Engagement at JPMorgan Chase & Co., responsible for designing and negotiating AFAs, legal spend analysis, rate negotiations and competitive selection (a/k/a “RFPs”).  He was the first head of an LPM and Analysis team for an Am Law 100 law firm where he counseled law firm partners on portfolio and significant matter pricing and project management.  Chris started his legal operations career at GlaxoSmithKline, a pioneer legal department in managing external legal spend.

Professional Activities

Community & Professional

Corporate Legal Operations Consortium

Association of Corporate Counsel

Legal Marketing Association

International Legal Technology Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Bucks County Bar Association

Noteworthy

Honors & Recognitions

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification

Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Infantry

United States Army, Infantry Squad Leader

News

Publications

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education

Widener University School of Law, J.D.

Drexel University, M.S.I.S.

Temple University, B.A.