Now that New York City law firms are allowed to reopen their offices, some lawyers and employees are going back to their office desks this week—albeit with extra precautions. But many firms, such as Willkie Farr & Gallagher, Pryor Cashman and Sidley Austin, are waiting a bit longer to reopen their Manhattan offices, as they continue to make safety arrangements.

Under the governor’s pandemic plans, New York City entered phase two this week, allowing outdoor dining, retail, real-estate services and professional service firms to return to some version of normal.