Barto Consulting LLP helps small and mid-sized Law Firms grow profits.
We define your challenges, develop solutions, and implement meaningful changes for your firm.

Services Provided to law firms

With a thorough understanding of Law Firm operations and over 20 years of experience, our services address your most pressing challenges and maximize the financial potential of your Law Firm.

Fractional Finance and Accounting

The specialists at Barto Consulting LLP supplement your in-house accounting and finance functions with deep knowledge of law firms, accounting and finance. We help to provide your Law Firm’s leaders with quality information they can rely on, along with expert guidance to drive results.

Partner Compensation Consulting

Barto Consulting LLP guides your firm through the design and implementation of customized Partner Compensation plans that align with your firm’s strategy and culture. Even after implementation, we assist with maintaining the terms of the plan, performing calculations, and advising on year-end planning.

Expert Consulting and Strategy

Each firm is unique with different financial needs. We provide targeted services to improve the financial health of your firm. We’ll work with you to determine the needs of your firm and where we can provide the most value. Our services include budgeting and forecasting, practice area strategy and structure, process assessment and improvement, and profitability improvement.

Barto Team

Derek Barto

Derek Barto’s background and expertise in Finance and Accounting complement his extensive experience advising Law Firms on strategic and partnership matters. He fills many roles for his clients, including strategic advisor, CFO, Controller, tax specialist, and project manager. He is a CPA and holds Master’s degrees in both Accounting and Law Firm Management.

Dayna Greenspan

Dayna Greenspan brings nearly 20 years of Project Management experience to the Barto team. Using her strong organizational, quantitative, and communication skills, Dayna is able to listen to, identify, and then prioritize clients’ objectives. She is a pro-active leader with a proven methodology for effective and timely results. Dayna holds a Masters of Business Administration from UC Berkeley.

Andrew Palmer

Andrew Palmer has spent the past decade serving a variety of functions in the professional services industry from CFO, Director of Finance, and Director of Human Resources. Prior to that, his experience focused in the commercial real estate sector serving as Controller to many private equity real estate funds and developers. He has Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting.