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Knoll for Legal

High Quality. Adaptable. Stylish.

The look of a law office says volumes about the firm; about its culture, its success and the extent to which that firm is in sync with its clients.

As the practice of law evolves, firms must reconcile the look and functionality of their space with the realities of technology, cost and workplace trends.

Knoll offers a broad range of solutions that provide a consistent aesthetic throughout a space, from private office to open plan environments, while supporting the team, serving the client, and adapting to the inevitability of continued change.

Partners and Associates

When planning for partners and associates it is critical to provide solutions that accommodate personal preferences yet reflect the overall culture of the firm.

Knoll provides high quality solutions that are distinctive, durable and adaptable. We provide a “kit of parts” approach that allows offices to be easily reconfigured from a single to a double, or even triple as needs change. Our diverse scope of products and finishes enables designers and clients can make aesthetic updates easily as a firm’s needs evolve.

Support Staff

Law firm roles are evolving. Legal secretaries are moving beyond the transaction counter to serve as the administrative hub and departmental liaison. Firms are also increasingly relying on a fluid cast of contract and staff attorneys.

Adaptable furniture delivers planning flexibility as needs and teams change. As the support staff moves out of private offices and into the open plan, high-endurance furniture is ever more critical.

The war for talent is intense. Attractive, comfortable, functional spaces are an important factor in attracting and retaining the best and the brightest. Knoll solutions have universal appeal to all generations of workers.

Client Spaces

Reflect your brand, set your image. Comfort, quality and finish all serve as opportunities to convey a culture and imply stature and size.

Private, secure meeting areas where confidentiality can be maintained are critical to the unique work of law firms. Refuge areas for private calls, storage for personal items, and access to power in open areas are essential for client comfort.


Featured Legal Research

  • k. talks

    Research March 31, 2020

    Join us for a virtual weekly series about the changing dynamics of work today.

  • The Emerged Law Practice

    Research April 30, 2019

    A hierarchical culture steeped in tradition and mystique, hefty hourly fees and operating standards that generated huge file rooms of paper are on the way out. In their place, law firms are introducing standardized offices, digital files, fixed fees and greater transparency in both their procedures and environments.

  • A Snapshot: Law Firms

    Research January 15, 2014

    A visual snapshot of law firm workplace trends.

  • The Emerged Law Practice Infographic

    Research October 04, 2013

    A visual summary of the Knoll Research paper "The Emerged Law Practice."

  • The Emerged Law Practice

    Research October 16, 2012

    Law firms today are in key battles for top talent coupled with a quest for business practices to keep firms flexible. Within the legal profession, strong demands on the workplace include attracting and retaining top talent and allowing for the ebb and flow of the practice workforce, while providing support for a full spectrum of work that ranges from individual contributor to team collaboration. | White Paper


Featured Legal Project Profiles

  • Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

    Project Profile March 23, 2020

    When law firm Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) moved to Winnipeg’s newest high-rise tower in the heart of the city, the firm had a chance to modernize their new office space.

  • Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP

    Project Profile May 20, 2015

    The New York-based law firm relocates to a new office in Times Square, retaining expansive city views and a light-filled space by mixing Reff Profiles™ and AutoStrada®.

  • Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark LLP

    Project Profile August 30, 2012

    This project for the downtown Toronto office of one of Canada's leading workplace law firms features the Dividends Horizon® system.

  • Lewis, Rice & Fingersh

    Project Profile November 23, 2010

    This project for a St. Louis, Missouri law first features Florence Knoll Lounge Chairs, Barcelona® Chairs, MR Seating, Four Seasons Barstools and Pfister sofas.

  • DLA Piper

    Project Profile September 07, 2010

    This project for the San Francisco, California offices of an international law firm features The Graham Collection® and AutoStrada®.

  • Haynes and Boone, LLP

    Project Profile January 15, 2009

    This project for the Dallas, Texas offices of an international corporate law firm features AutoStrada® workstations and Graham Collection® private offices.