Photo of Jamie Georgas “Many law firms are employing new real estate strategies when lease expirations present opportunities,” says Georgas, global chair of CBRE’s law firm practice group.

LOS ANGELES—Law firms are responding proactively to the challenges brought on by changing business conditions, CBRE says in its inaugural report on the sector. For office landlords, those responses may have unwelcome implications for the space requirements of legal tenants.