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 at [email protected]. Want to be alerted to this dispatch in your inbox every Thursday? Sign up here.

For the last few years, the push to get employees back into the office has been all about a combination of carrots and sticks.