BigLaw Facing Talent Drain As Men Flee For Flexibility

By Andrew Strickler (August 28, 2015, 7:11 PM EDT) -- The stigma felt by male lawyers in BigLaw who want to dedicate more time to families is inspiring an increasing number of experienced partners with high-end practices to take a risk on a nontraditional firm, experts said.

While many of the benefits trumpeted by "new model" firms — personal control over work hours, rate flexibility and a collaborative environment, among others — are often seen as attractive to women in particular, alternative firms are drawing an increasing number of mid- or late-career men also looking to prioritize family time.

Michael Moradzadeh, who co-founded Silicon Valley firm Rimon PC seven years ago...

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