As law firms reintroduce attorneys to the office environment, many are rethinking space with a hybrid model in mind. But that type of arrangement presents the most challenging and dynamic scenario to management teams.

“If your standard of working is everyone has to be in the office, or everyone can work from home, those will be the easiest forms of space to manage in the future. Firms adopting some form of hybrid will have the most difficult tasks to manage,” said Kevin Bender, a managing director and team leader for integrated portfolio management in Southern California at JLL.