In Poll, Legal Administrators Say Pandemic Changes Are Permanent


“You can’t go home again,” novelist Thomas Wolfe famously wrote, and a recent poll of legal administrators suggests that is undeniably true for law firms in the era of COVID-19.

Of the legal administrators who responded to the poll, 91% believe the changes in working practices brought about by the pandemic, including more remote working,…

How DLA Piper Moved Over 3,000 Staff to Working from Home in 36 Hours


I have to confess that I have been surprised by the ease with which many large law firms transitioned to working from home. In various contexts over the past few months, I have spoken with law firm leaders who described transitions that were fairly seamless and that were pulled off within a relatively short time…