Bloomberg Law
Jan. 13, 2022, 1:43 PM

Wake Up Call: Firms Hire Remote Associates, Prefer Hybrid Work

Rick Mitchell
Rick Mitchell
Freelance Correspondent

In today’s column, midsize and smaller firms beat bigger firms on revenues and profits last year; the latest Covid-19 variant’s rapid spread caused a Missouri court to postpone a Roundup trial; chief legal officers are in high demand, a LinkedIn survey found.

  • Leading off, as Big Law battles a talent shortage, Fenwick & West and Latham & Watkins joined the handful of firms open to considering qualified attorneys who work fully remote. However, no firm has yet matched Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan’s “work from anywhere” policy, and many associates still prefer a “flexible” office arrangement, a report says. ...

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