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Lawyers joining ranks of remote workers : Slow to telecommuting, more firms embracing it to recruit, retain talent

Aug 14, 2017 - Crain's Chicago Business

James Botana, managing partner in Jackson Lewis' Chicago office, dislikes his commute from Oak Park to downtown but says he accomplishes more in the office than at home. "I will find something to do at home that I would never think of doing, that I wouldn't do if work wasn't the other option," he says. "I will wash walls."

He also knows this is not the case for other lawyers. That's why last spring Jackson Lewis became one of a handful of law firms in the country to officially bless the pr...