Deals, disruptions and growth areas in the Americas Conference

6 Dec - 8 Dec 2021

Session information

The post pandemic office – what will or should a ‘law office’ look like?

Wednesday 8 December (0945 - 1115)


The panel will discuss the offi ce of the future analysing the impact of the pandemic. In particular looking at what will, or should, a ‘law office’ look like, based in the model adopted, remote, in person, or hybrid?

The architect Mariela Buendía-Corrochano will present the impact on office space and detailing the alternatives law firms have based in the model adopted to redesign their offices. The redesign process will focus on securing and maximising teamwork, collaboration, mentoring and training.

The panel will discuss the impact on retention and attraction of talent, both at associates and partner level as well as leadership, diversity, equity, inclusion and preserving a law firm’s unique culture.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Yosbel Ibarra Greenberg Traurig, Miami, Florida, USA; Member, Law Firm Management Committee Advisory Board
Fernando Pelaez-Pier LexLatin, Miami, Florida, USA; Co-Chair, Future of Legal Services Commission


Mariela Buendia-Corrochano Gensler, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Santiago Carregal Marval O'Farrell Mairal, Buenos Aires, Argentina