RainMaking Oasis consultants serve as strategic planners, organizational and change management experts, trusted advisors to law firm leaders and coaches to individual professionals. Our model offers our clients the ability to bring the best skills to the table on each project while ensuring seamless service and quality. Clients benefit from our proven experience blended with cutting-edge approaches. Our experience includes:

  • Strategy, growth, integration and governance
  • Business development planning, training and coaching
  • Client feedback programs, key client teams and service training
  • Organizational culture, vision and values
  • Leadership and executive coaching
  • Succession planning and management
  • Training and professional development
  • Lateral recruiting and integration

Susan Saltonstall Duncan

Founder & President

RainMaking Oasis founder Susan Duncan is a vanguard in law firm management with over 30 years in the field. She is known for her strategic mind-set, her energy and enthusiasm and her ability to bring transformational change to her clients and the legal profession.

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Ann Gammon

Project Associate

Ann Gammon has over a decade of marketing and business development experience working at international, national and regional law firms.

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David M. Goldsmith, MCC, BCC

Affiliate Consultant

David Goldsmith is a founder of the coaching profession and brings 26 years of experience with professional service firms to RainMaking Oasis. He most recently was President of an international communications consulting and coaching firm.

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Michelle Cotter Richards, J.D.

Affiliate Consultant

Michelle Cotter Richards is a former litigator at an AmLaw 100 firm, former in-house counsel at MCI and the author of the book “Originate: Business Development for Lawyers” in which she provides a framework to help lawyers create and implement individualized, systematic and sustainable business development strategies.

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Lindsay Senker

Affiliate Consultant

Lindsay Senker brings 20 years of professional marketing and communications experience to clients and to RainMaking Oasis, where she provides market research and supports business and client development strategies.

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Toni Wells

Affiliate Consultant

Toni Wells brings over 20 years of business development experience to RainMaking Oasis, having served in business development and client relations roles in several AmLaw 100 firms, including most recently with Dentons, McKenna Long and Baker Botts.

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