Article written by AWD LAW Attorney Jennifer Mott.
Green is the new black. It’s an oft-repeated mantra these days. Becoming more sustainable and environmentally friendly—“greening”—is everywhere in American culture and the business world. Consumers are seeking it. Business is selling it. Niche markets are helping it happen.
On the other hand, lawyers and law firms say, we are retained based on quality, skill, experience, outcomes and reputation—not on the sustainability of our law office. For the legal profession, is greening an important element, or is it an expensive luxury?