Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

The onslaught of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is transforming how we live and work in ways profound and superficial alike. The legal profession won’t escape unscathed. In his March 19, 2020 article in The Times “Technology Is Key to Stopping Coronavirus Wiping Out Law Firms,” legal thought-leader Richard Susskind argues that “[i]f law firms . . . cannot find a way to work remotely in the coming weeks, Covid-19 will rapidly run them into the ground.” He implores them to embrace technology like “Signal, Zoom, Slack and Google Hangouts” to survive. We agree, but these are just the (new) table stakes. Change in underlying behavior and processes will be needed–and those who don’t change, will certainly not thrive, and may not survive.

Since we founded Priori, a legal marketplace for in-house teams to find attorneys for projects globally, we’ve watched law firms wrestle with adopting new ways of doing business, from easy wins like using the same technologies their clients are using to participating in robust RFP processes to compete for new business.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.