Bloomberg Law 2023: The Future of the Legal Industry
Learn about the hot-button issues in the legal industry, including the ethics of non-lawyer firm ownership, attorney work hours and well-being, and new DEI priorities.
DEI…B? Why ‘Belonging’ Is Law’s Next Step for DEI
While measuring and improving firm-wide diversity is an integral part of moving the needle in the industry overall, it doesn’t reflect the experiences of individual attorneys. Recent data provides a clue as to the importance of belonging in the DEI equation.
Don’t Want to Practice Law Next Year? You Have Options
Recent survey data from Bloomberg Law suggests that while alternative legal jobs such as in legal operations and project management aren’t the norm at firms, opportunities for lawyers to take on such non-traditional roles exist and will grow next year.
Legal Industry, Make Room for the Data Experts in 2023
The Securities and Exchange Commission intends to become “the primary cryptocurrency cop.” State securities regulators, on the other hand, have already been active in policing cryptocurrency-related products without depending on tokens being securities.
More Quiet Quitting, Less Hustling Next Year in Legal
The legal profession is notorious for glorifying “the grind” and for promoting overachieving. But there are signs that attorneys may be reaching a breaking point, and we can expect to see more lawyers “quietly quitting” in the year to come.
Nonlawyer Ownership Faces Uphill Climb in Legal Market
The momentum to advance nonlawyer involvement in the legal market has stalled, and it’s unlikely to pick up. Instead, any changes in the year to come will likely be in the form of limited advances, similar to those that have occurred in the past year.
Bloomberg Law 2023
Access data-rich, forward-looking analysis on key issues shaping the legal industry