Welcome to the Law Firm Disrupted, a briefing from Law.com editor 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.

Law firms invest in emerging technology infrequently enough that when they do so, it’s a big story. Take McDermott Will & Emery’s 2021 announcement that it was pumping $10 million into The LegalTech Fund.