Many law firms have reduced their footprint

Many law firms across the country have reduced their footprint by 15 to 20 percent, especially in pricey office markets. Firms devote around 7 percent of their revenue to rent … as a result, some attorneys have been kissing their corner offices goodbye, moving into smaller individual office spaces, bunking up with other attorneys or setting up desks in an open floor plan. Many support staff are moving off site … several layer law firms have shifted administrative and support staff to cheaper real estate in the middle of the county. (SF Business Times, January 19, 2017)