Roy Ginsburg

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Meet Roy Ginsburg

Phone: (612) 812-4500
Toll-Free: (888) 212-8138
Fax: (888) 274-1687

"I have the firsthand and marketplace knowledge you need to assess your selling options."

For more than a decade, Roy Ginsburg has been advising lawyers about how to best exit the profession. Like the attorneys he works with, Roy is a lawyer. He has practiced law for more than 30 years—in law firms, large and small, as well as in-house counsel.

Since 2004, Roy has been helping lawyers sell their practices. He has assisted dozens of attorneys capture and maximize the worth of their practices. He knows how to value a legal practice, the best methods to find your successor, and the most effective way to put together a deal.

Roy Can Help You Sell Your Practice

Roy’s experience in the legal field, both as a practitioner and a coach, means he truly understands the ins and outs of selling a law practice. Given his experience, he also understands:

  • Your needs as a practicing attorney
  • The issues you face as you consider selling
  • The right way to wind down a practice
  • How to realistically value a legal practice
  • Which transition strategies actually work

Leading the Way for Lawyers

Roy is a prolific speaker and blogger. He travels around the country speaking at CLEs sponsored by bar associations on topics such as selling law practices, succession planning and more. He’s a regular contributor at attorneyatwork.com and lawyerist.com.

He also continues to be active in a variety of bar associations nationwide. All of these activities give him insight into all legal markets across the U.S., which proves invaluable when working with clients.

Roy Is a Coaching Pioneer for Solo and Small Firm Attorneys

Roy has been coaching lawyers since long before the term “coach” became applicable in the legal field, making him one of the most experienced lawyer coaches in the U.S. today. He is a leader in the field who has worked with all-sized firms, rural and metropolitan, from Alaska to Florida, and in virtually every practice area. 

Roy's goal when coaching his clients is to create satisfying and successful careers. This includes laying the groundwork for a hassle-free and successful retirement.

What can be more satisfying than obtaining money for your practice, while at the same time ensuring that your clients continue to have capable legal counsel? Roy knows exactly how to help lawyers do this. 

Before becoming a coach and consultant, Roy practiced employment law in the following settings:

  • Dorsey & Whitney (1983-86)
  • Henson & Efron (1986-90)
  • CenterPoint Energy (formerly Minnegasco, 1991-96)
  • Merrill Corporation (1996-2003)

 What Else Does Roy Do?

Along with Roy’s clear commitment to the practice of law and helping others make the most of their careers, Roy gives back to his community and profession. He is involved in various community organizations, including:

  • Children's Law Center of Minnesota, volunteer attorney
  • Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis, board member
  • LegalCORPS, founding board member (currently inactive)

In addition, he volunteers his time with many professional associations such as:

  • Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA)
  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), Minnesota Chapter (Former member and chapter president)
  • Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL)
  • Hennepin County Bar Association (HSBA)
  • Legal Marketing Association (LMA)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)

Other Credentials

Roy's law degree is from the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison, where he was an editor on the Law Review. Afterwards, he clerked for the Hon. Donald Steinmetz at the Wisconsin Supreme Court. His undergraduate degree is from Cornell University where he majored in industrial and labor relations.

Contact Roy Today

When you are ready to start seriously considering your selling options, reach out to someone who can help. Reach out to Roy Ginsburg. You may call him at (612) 812-4500 or contact him via email.

Roy's advice about downsizing and possibly merging with other immigration firms was practical and appropriate for my interests and needs. He helped me narrow down my options . . ." Read the rest
– Solo Practitioner, Sacramento, CA

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