2024 Legal trends for mid-sized law firms

clioBy Legal Futures Associate Clio

With rapid advancements in new systems and technologies over the past year, mid-sized firms have tremendous opportunities for growth and efficiency.

To harness these opportunities and remain competitive, however, mid-sized firms will need to overcome the challenges associated with complex and diverse organisational structures.

This report looks at mid-sized law firms across multiple perspectives—including performance trends, strategies for improving payment collections, and attitudes towards artificial intelligence.

In the report:

Industry benchmark data

See how your mid-sized firm stacks up against the competition in billables, collections, and hourly rates.

Understanding lockup

Shorten the time between work performed and payment received by leveraging our “lockup” metric.

Getting paid faster

Understand how client preferences and key technologies impact how quickly your mid-sized firm bills and receives payment.

The rise of AI

Explore the transformative potential of artificial intelligence in the legal profession alongside insights into how lawyers in mid-sized firms (and their clients) perceive these tools.


The Legal Trends for Mid-Sized Law Firms report features research conducted for the annual Legal Trends Report, which provides information on the most important issues faced within the legal profession. By analysing aggregated and anonymized data from tens of thousands of legal professionals in the US, supported by extensive survey research, the report offers unique insights into law firm efficiencies, attitudes towards technology, and other key metrics for success.

Download the full report here.


Associate News is provided by Legal Futures Associates.
Find out about becoming an Associate


Loading animation