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After a year away from the office, an increasing number of attorneys are curious about the prospect of taking their practice to a virtual platform. But leaders at these “distributed” firms say their model isn’t a fit for everyone.

FisherBroyles, the largest firm in this category, has added 52 new partners since March 2020. Rimôn counted 40 new attorneys in 2020. And hybrid firm Taylor English & Duma has brought on 18 remote partners since the start of 2020. Amid their rapid growth, however, these firms are still being discerning about whom they welcome aboard.

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Dan Packel

Dan Packel covers change and innovation in the legal services market, and writes a weekly briefing for Law.com, "The Law Firm Disrupted," on these subjects. He is based in Philadelphia. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter at @packeld

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