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Ten years ago, seers of the legal marketplace predicted upheaval in our profession. Along the lines of what had already happened to accountants, by the late 2000s, few multi-national mega-firms would remain, and many mid-sized firms would collapse or merge because of their inability to compete. A side effect of consolidation, the seers predicted, would be the spinoof of many highly specialized firms that focused on a few areas of expertise, the so-called boutique firms. Although these predictions...

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