Editor’s Note: This story originally published in The Mid-Market Report on Sept. 24, 2020. 

In early 2020, the idea of operating without brick-and-mortar office space would have been scoffed at by most law firm leaders. But six largely successful months into a pandemic that forced lawyers across the country out of their offices and into an impromptu virtual law firm model, office space is looking less like a necessity and more like a liability.