Bart Gabler is the Director of Pricing and Legal Project Management for K&L Gates. In this role, Bart collaborates with K&L Gates lawyers as well as senior firm management on developing, negotiating and implementing strategic pricing arrangements and client budgets. He also works directly with client service teams on pricing related issues, including helping to identify client business objectives, cost pressures, and pricing preferences. In addition, Bart is responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating the firmwide matter management platform, ensuring appropriate training of lawyers and professional staff to use these tools, and implementing best practices in matter management. He coordinates across offices and practices to implement processes and tools to assist in matter planning and monitoring to help ensure effective and efficient matter management.
Bart currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Serene Leadership Institute and has lectured on leadership, project management and problem solving topics.
With over 15 years of professional experience, Bart previously was a consultant with McKinsey & Company, where he served in both a client service and practice management capacity. His experience cuts across strategic planning and growth strategies to organizational transformation and effectiveness. He was also involved in the assessment of business requirements and staffing needs for project planning. Prior to McKinsey & Company, Bart was a strategy consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he conducted competitor analyses, evaluated operational strategies, and assessed current state business capabilities.
Bart is a long standing volunteer on the Hidden Valley Ski Patrol and is both a Certified Patroller and member of the National Ski Patrol’s Eastern Division Ski and Toboggan Training Staff.