RE-ENTRY PRESENTS AN UNPRECEDENTED OPPORTUNITY FOR LAW FIRMS TO ADVANCE
This is my seventh post about law firms in the Coronavirus Crisis.
“Re-entering” from the crisis offers law firms an unprecedented opportunity to improve themselves. Law firm leaders should take it seriously.
The opportunity derives from several elements.
A Chance for a Reset
First, re-entry creates a genuine moment for a reset. This will not be just another Monday morning. Firms will be moving from several months of doing everything differently. They now must actively, literally decide how to do things going forward.
New Normal Is in the Air
Second, “new normal” is in the air. It would be an overstatement to say that everyone is expecting a new normal, but nearly everyone is wondering if firms will learn from recent events, and, I think, hoping they will.
Pre-Existing Imperative for Change
Third, law firms recognized an imperative for change before the crisis. They knew their processes and models were behind the times, but the cost and inconvenience of change outweighed the benefits. This imperative is only greater as we appraoch re-entry. Continue Reading Three Building Blocks to Make Law Firm Re-Entry the Most it Can Be