Husch Blackwell has launched a “virtual office” that it says will help recruit and retain lawyers who don’t want to go back to a normal office environment after enjoying the current “work-from-anywhere” policies.
Free Floating: “It’s very liberating. You don’t have to live near a physical office location or in a city where there is a physical office location,” said J.Y. Miller, managing partner of the virtual office branded “The Link.” “You have the freedom to live where you want to be.”
Headache Solved: The arrangement will provide real estate savings and it is likely to grow. In the short-term it has helped at least a portion of the firm’s lawyers avoid the headache of plotting a return to the office while Covid-19 cases surge in some parts of the country.
Roy Strom has more in this week’s Big Law Business column.
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