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The Shift: The Upheaval in Big Law Will Make History
The lower legal services demand environment is placing more pressure on law firms, partnerships and individual lawyers to make all sorts of choices that will define themselves and their firms for years to come. Law firm partnerships are undergoing big decisions about whether to merge, law firm executives are considering layoffs, some partner groups are splitting off for other firms, and some top lawyers are changing firms this year or starting their own boutiques.