Slow to Telecommuting Trend, Law Firms are Getting With it

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Joe Tilson, co-chair of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, discusses telecommuting in Crain's Chicago Business. Cozen O'Connor already has an informal policy of allowing lawyers to work remotely, says Joe. The shift began with a previous initiative that allowed them to choose a desktop, laptop or tablet computer depending on the flexibility of their work location. He expects that the firm will adopt a written policy soon. "For a variety of reasons, including retaining lawyers and job satisfaction, there has been somewhat of a sea change in law firms' attitudes toward working at home," Joe says. "Showing this sort of flexibility is important."

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Joseph E. Tilson

Co-Chair, Labor & Employment Department

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