Welcome to the Law Firm Disrupted, a briefing from Law.com reporter Dan Packel that surveys new competitive pressures on law firms and how their managers are coping, plus insights on the tactics and tech employed by would-be disruptors. Have an opinion? Email me here. Want to be alerted to this dispatch in your inbox every Thursday? Sign up here.

The Law Firm Disrupted column is a different beast, but in the course of my everyday coverage, it seems like a lot of readers shrug when I bring up topics like regulatory change or captive ALSPs.