Gen Z law students appear to be picking up the torch of their millennial predecessors in advocating for flexibility and purpose in their work, a new survey by Major, Lindsey & Africa found, signaling the permanent place remote and flexible work arrangements will have in the legal industry long after the pandemic is over.

The attitudes expressed in the survey are also instructive to law firms’ current recruiting strategies, as they are already courting Gen Z lawyers amid a near-unprecedented market for associate talent.