Legal technology has so far shifted the industry incrementally. The next decade could change that.
The year is 2030. The fight at the top of the Am Law rankings is between divisions of Deloitte and EY. Many lawyers work from home because local and state courts have largely moved online. Artificial intelligence has made contract drafting and review nearly nonexistent. Most new lawyers are fine with that, anyway, because they came out of law school with AI certifications.