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The pandemic has changed lawyers’ work schedules and billable hours, and some have said that change is impossible to reverse. In our On The Clock series, we examined the elements of a lawyer’s work day that have changed the most—when they’re logging hours, and how they start and end the day (or don’t). We also explored the various ways in which law firms are seeking to compensate lawyers for their hard and seemingly endless work during a global crisis, as well as to prevent or treat burnout.

Client Demands, Time Zones and a Corporate Boom: Why Attorneys Are Working Longer and More Erratic Hours

Partners, counsel and associates alike are finding themselves working longer—or in some cases, weirder—hours as geography evaporates in a remote era but time zones don’t. And as the pandemic has robbed families of their usual child care arrangements, juggling family and work has lengthened days and screen time for many.

With No Commute, Time Gained Is Easily Lost as Barriers Erode

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