Gen Y Poised To Transform BigLaw's Workplace Norms

Law360, New York (August 17, 2010, 5:09 PM EDT) -- The traditional BigLaw work model is largely based on the concept of putting the firm first. But as Generation Y's presence in the legal profession grows, firms will need to rethink that approach to meet the younger generation's needs, legal experts say.

The so-called echo boomers — roughly defined as those born in the 1980s and early 1990s — are not necessarily averse to spending a huge portion of their waking hours on the job, but they tend to want greater flexibility in how they get...
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