Sean Southard Southard: “The more competitive law firms are finally understanding sophisticated clients do not want to pay fees that support law firms occupying trophy space in landmark buildings.”

SAN DIEGO—Myriad factors—including shifting demographics and advances in law-related and other technologies—are causing law firms to rethink their space requirements, Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP partner Sean Southard tells