Brian Fanning is the Director of Practice Economics at Davis Wright Tremaine. He holds an MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington and is an Accredited Legal Pricing Professional through the True Value Partnering Institute. Brian leads a team charged with developing and leveraging the firm’s economic and operational data to drive more effective, profitable decision making. That includes working directly with clients and lawyers to ensure matters are accurately and profitably scoped, budgeted, and priced as well as providing project management support throughout the lifecycle of the firm’s matters including identifying process improvement opportunities, budget and profitability reporting, and post-mortem data collection and analysis. Brian’s team is also responsible for developing and articulating the firm’s data strategy and developing reporting capabilities that deliver data, analysis, and insights to end users at every level within the firm.