New York-based Sanford Heisler Sharp is reducing its annual billable hour minimum from 2,160 hours to 1,920 hours, or 20 hours fewer per month, as the firm looks to recognize the increased efficiency that has come from remote work as well as the importance of a better work-life balance.

David Sanford, chairman and co-founder of the plaintiffs firm known for representing plaintiffs suing celebrities, Big Law firms and major companies such as Facebook, said the shift to working from home has increased efficiency among the firm’s attorneys, so much so that lawyers at the firm billed nearly 2,400 hours on average last year.

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