Law firm couples not so rare

They see more of each other, put in longer hours.

, The National Law Journal

Husband and wife attorneys working side by side is no longer an oddity in an era that has wiped away policies barring couples from law firms. Ten years ago, many firms banned couples mainly because of the problems that could follow divorces, but such policies have given way to a host of couples across the country practicing together. The attorneys say their marital-professional bond allows them to see more of each other, given long work hours, while clients often gain with two legal minds for the price of one.

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