November 15, 2021

Marilee Springer Talks About Staying Connected in a Hybrid Workplace With Indianapolis Business Journal

Indianapolis Business Journal shared in a recent article different approaches that local business are taking to remote, in-person and hybrid workplace models. Corporate partner Marilee Springer spoke to the publication about how colleagues have stayed connected, virtually, and in-person.

Springer noted that keeping connected is important for businesses such as law firms, in which much of a younger attorney’s learning comes from just watching more-seasoned colleagues at work.

“I think of the practice of law as an apprenticeship in some respects,” she said.

Springer shared how she has included young associates in in-person and virtual client meetings during the pandemic so that they can see the behind-the-scenes details of working with a client. For example, if she discusses with a client six possibilities for handling a situation, Springer wants the younger attorneys to know not just which option was chosen, but also why it was selected over the other five.

“If I had not involved them in that process, they wouldn’t know those five options existed and they wouldn’t have the ability to counsel the client about them,” she explained.

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