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Trends for 2014 and Beyond: US Law Firms and Law Schools

Don’t expect the pace of change in the legal industry to slow in 2014. The industry remains in a state of frenzied transition, and a list of the key challenges reads like a compilation of the law firm executive’s worst nightmares: relentless budget pressures, out-of-control data volumes, increasingly complex cases, fewer new hires to address increasing workloads for associates, demand for more rigorous internal controls and accountability, and business models that seem to change with each new year. All of this is having a major impact on the business and culture of law firms, and frankly, there’s no turning back.