Ed. note: Welcome to our daily feature, Quote of the Day.
If I have somebody billing 1,500 hours and not coming in at least three times a week, am I doing them any favors by letting them do that?
Their career might be flashing before their eyes. It behooves us to say, ‘It’s better if you come into work, get into the rhythm, pick up some things around the office.’
— An anonymous Biglaw leader, in comments given to the American Lawyer, explaining that a firm may encourage more office attendance to try to assist associates who seem to be struggling with their billable hours while working remotely.
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