Bloomberg Law
July 1, 2021, 9:00 AM

ANALYSIS: Law Firms Are Grappling With a Host of HR Challenges

Linda Ouyang
Linda Ouyang
Research and Data Analyst

Attorneys are observing a growing number of challenges related to human resources at their law firms, according to results from Bloomberg Law’s 2021 Law Firm Benchmarks Survey. Compared to last year, the survey reveals that lawyers’ concerns have shifted away from business-building and remote work to an increased focus on factors related to employee well-being and job satisfaction.

From 2020 to 2021, the challenges with the largest shifts among law-firm attorneys were retaining talent, attorneys feeling overworked, lack of personnel to handle the current workload, and low office morale.

Although business is looking up for law firms, the ...

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