Law new refers to different ways legal firms deliver services. It’s often about embracing technology and focusing on process to offer clients the kind of help they need. It may also be about working with underserved communities. It can also mean coming up with strategies that have not been a part of law practice in the past. Law new is a way to look at how the legal field has changed and what lawyers can do to stay relevant to their clients.
The Legal Industry Will More Closely Mirror Its Corporate Customers and Society
Regardless of the size or scope of an organization, the business of managing legal risk and compliance is a complex and challenging endeavor. It is impossible for a single person, function, enterprise, or stakeholder group to master the significant challenges that face us all.
In order to succeed in a changing business environment, the legal industry must be agile and collaborative, with a flexible workforce that is tech-savvy and forward-looking. It will require more holistic diversity – cognitive, demographic, cultural, and experiential, with employees who are creative, technology and data proficient, empathetic, and team-oriented.
A well-thought-out plan for law new can allow a firm to take advantage of these trends and remain relevant for its clients. This means taking risks that are not traditional and putting in place processes that make things more efficient. It also means using this strategy as a way to increase revenue and help clients get the kind of help they need without impacting other areas of practice that could be the firm’s primary focus.
New York City Laws
This page summarizes laws that were enacted, vetoed or did not pass into law during a legislative session. You can select a year to view all the new laws or switch between years on the fly.
The lawmaking process begins when a bill is introduced in either the House of Representatives or the Senate. The bills are then sent to a committee, where they are researched, discussed, and changed before being voted on. If a bill passes, it will be sent to the other chamber of Congress for the same process.
New legislation passed by the City Council in the current special session includes laws related to third-party food delivery service licensing, sexual harassment training, and the definition of domestic violence offenses. To learn more about this and other legislation, please visit the New York City Laws search page. This page also contains links to laws passed during previous legislative sessions. For more information about the lawmaking process, read our explanation of how a bill becomes a law.