Virtual Firms Are Rapidly Expanding. What Kind of Lawyers Do They Want? | The American Lawyer

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Virtual Firms Are Rapidly Expanding. What Kind of Lawyers Do They Want?
"Distributed" firms aren't for everyone. Just like at any high-performing firm, an entrepreneurial mindset is critical, but so are comfort with technology and an appetite for risk.
By Dan Packel | March 10, 2021 at 01:02 PM
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After a year away from the office, an increasing number of attorneys are curious about the prospect of taking their practice to a virtual platform. But leaders at these “distributed” firms say their model isn’t a fit for everyone.
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Dan Packel
Dan Packel covers change and innovation in the legal services market, and writes a weekly briefing for Law.com, "The Law Firm Disrupted," on these subjects. He is based in Philadelphia. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter at @packeld
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