Anthony Davis Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Article Discussing Law Firms Adapting to Legal Market

March 14, 2016

Anthony E. Davis, a New York-based partner in the Lawyers for the Profession® group at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, was quoted in the article "Law Firms Face Fragmenting Legal Market, Must Adapt" published by Bloomberg BNA on March 7, 2016. 

The article summarizes the panel "The Future of the Legal Services Industry: Will Law Firms Have a Seat at the Table?" presented at the 15th Annual Legal Malpractice and Risk Management Conference (LMRM) in Chicago. Beginning with an examination of how traditional law firms are being outmoded by transformational changes going on the inside and outside of the legal profession and how law firms must pay attention to these changes even if they are successful right now.

Mr. Davis identified a recent report on trends in the legal market used the story of Eastman Kodak Co. as an important cautionary tale for law firms in the current market environment. Mr. Davis is quoted as saying "[t]he report says clients are more willing to disaggregate matters to achieve efficiencies, more willing to use nontraditional providers, and far more likely to retain work in-house and use outside counsel for specialized matters or isolated projects."

Read the full article "Law Firms Face Fragmenting Legal Market, Must Adapt" on the Bloomberg BNA website. Please note subscription may be required. 

Anthony Davis is best described as a lawyer's lawyer. Mr. Davis focuses his practice on the laws that govern lawyers. He advises attorneys and law firms on legal professional and ethics issues, law firm creation, merger and dissolution, risk management and loss control.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. law firm with 450 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.