Cooley Will Not Require Lawyers to Return to Office in 2021

Cooley Will Not Require Lawyers to Return to Office in 2021

Cooley, a law firm known for its stable of technology industry clients, told its lawyers and staff via email Tuesday that it won’t require them to return to the office this...

‘The law is about more than being a great lawyer’

‘The law is about more than being a great lawyer’

The opportunity for upskilling is alive and well in the legal profession, with lawyers encouraged to consider their options even beyond the early stages of their...

What Copyright Lawyers Need to Know About NFTs

What Copyright Lawyers Need to Know About NFTs

One recent development affecting the art world is the use of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to sell digital artwork. With art-based NFTs selling for millions of dollars, talk of...

What's your law practice worth?

What's your law practice worth?

TLDR: Just skip the nonsense and give me a link to the law practice valuation calculator. A few years ago I was trying to figure out what to do with my legal career.  I met...

How the State Department Can Help Businesses Bounce Back from COVID-19

How the State Department Can Help Businesses Bounce Back from COVID-19

Earlier this week, I left my most recent one-hour video call with business leaders at a company I represent. Their business is considered critical infrastructure, which...

How Lawyers Can Prepare For And Advance Into The Boardroom

How Lawyers Can Prepare For And Advance Into The Boardroom

In last week’s column, I addressed the recent ABA Journal article and its very damaging generalization of women lawyers and lawyer moms. I received a surge of emails and...

Why Women Lawyers Need To Push Harder Than Ever For Equality

Why Women Lawyers Need To Push Harder Than Ever For Equality

This week, I wanted my column to address the elephant in the room: the recent ABA Journal article regarding the careers of women lawyers and the personal outrage I felt in...

The pandemic’s effect on underrepresented in-house lawyers

The pandemic’s effect on underrepresented in-house lawyers

The pandemic’s disruption, which forced our reliance on remote work, removed any remaining perception of work-life separation. Underrepresented lawyers, who have always had high...

Big Law Innovation Missed Something: Lawyers Are Important

Big Law Innovation Missed Something: Lawyers Are Important

Welcome back to theBig Law Business columnon the changing legal marketplace written by me,Roy Strom. Today, we look at a new innovation theory advanced by a leading thinker in...

Staying Healthy: 10 Tips for Traveling Lawyers - Attorney at Work

Staying Healthy: 10 Tips for Traveling Lawyers - Attorney at Work

Business travel can be bad for your health. In fact, studies show that health risks increase as travel increases. Extensive travelers are 92 percent more likely to be obese and...

Human Rights Lawyer David Matas continues to fight for the dispossessed

Human Rights Lawyer David Matas continues to fight for the dispossessed

Human Rights Lawyer David Matas continues to fight for the dispossessed Winnipeg-based Matas has long championed for refugees and those who face human rights abuses Personal...

Lawyers demonstrate patriotism through helping others and expanding access to justice

Lawyers demonstrate patriotism through helping others and expanding access to justice

On July 4th, we commemorate the founding of our great nation. So now is a good time to remember that, as John Adams famously remarked, we are “a government of laws, and not of...