As the pandemic’s immediate danger wanes in the United States, the popularity of remote work seems to be fading with it, raising questions about what the so-called new normal will really look like and where the legal industry will ultimately land on the in-person vs. remote debate.

The number of law firm leaders, attorneys and staff who expect to work from home frequently dropped significantly between 2020 and 2021, according to the The 2021 National Legal Sector Benchmark Survey Results published by Cushman & Wakefield in conjunction with ALM Intelligence and