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TEMPERATURE RISING - Tension is building between two factions in law firms: the vaccinated versus those who’ve opted against COVID-19 inoculation. Patrick Smith reports that as law firms return to the office, anger could boil over when it comes to unvaccinated colleagues. Meanwhile, Law.com reporting suggests at least 22 of the country’s largest law firms have issued vaccine mandates, while the vast majority have either said nothing on the topic, or are continuing to monitor developments. This is unfolding in an environment where some firm leaders are stiffening vaccine requirements amid surging coronavirus infections.