I was looking into this recently as I was on a customer site and they were attempting to implement it without any thought whatsoever. I would say you don't need to traverse the corporate firewall but you do need two consecutive public IPv4 addresses on the DirectAccess Server (or IPv6 addresses if you have this). You obviously can't NAT these addresses so they physically need to be configured on External NICs on the server. These can still be behind a firewall though, just not NAT'd.
From a security perspective it depends on how secure you think Windows 2008R2 & your AD is? In effect its as secure as using Windows RRAS as your VPN terminating device but without the massive headache (sarcastic) of initiating a VPN connection. Once it is set up it should be seamless for the Windows 7 clients.
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