Christopher P. Ende

Christopher Ende is the Managing Director of Pricing & Project Management at Goodwin Procter. In this role, he oversees development and implementation of the firm's pricing and legal project management strategies, aimed at delivering increased value to clients through innovative fee arrangements, process improvement and active matter management.

Mr. Ende leads a dedicated team that provides counsel and support to the firm's attorneys for development, management and monitoring of budgets and alternative fee arrangements ("AFAs"). He is responsible for the firm's systems and processes for researching and monitoring matter budgets and AFAs, including dynamic reporting tools, evaluation criteria and task-based time entry. He also assists attorneys in creating competitive pricing proposals by analyzing historical cost data and developing models to assess the effectiveness of various pricing options.

Mr. Ende provides training to attorneys on effective legal project management and client communications relating to pricing and matter management, and works directly with clients on developing and implementing pricing proposals and project management strategies. He works closely with the Knowledge Management and Professional Development & Training groups within Goodwin Procter.

Mr. Ende has deep experience in law practice management. Prior to his current role, he was a litigation practice manager at Goodwin Procter where he developed and executed strategic business initiatives relating to financial management, knowledge management, marketing, and professional development and training.

Previously, Mr. Ende was an assistant district attorney at the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, where he was assigned to the Gang Unit. Before becoming a prosecutor, Mr. Ende practiced as a litigation associate at Goodwin Procter, where he focused on securities class actions, internal investigations and white collar criminal defense. He received his J.D. from The University of Virginia School of Law and his B.A. (summa cum laude) from Canisius College.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation
Law School University of Virginia School of Law
Most recent firm Goodwin Procter LLP
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