Ed. note: Welcome to our daily feature, Quote of the Day.
Now you’re seeing lawyer offices at 150 square feet. The office is becoming a place for heads-down work [instead of meetings].
— Thomas Fulcher, chair of the legal tenant practice group at Savills, in comments given to the American Lawyer on the shrinking office sizes that lawyers can expect to see, down from an average around 225-250 square feet per attorney. Biglaw firms in New York, however, have been expanding their office footprints. “If you have more attorneys, you’re going to need more space,” he said.
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