Some law firms are still adding fully remote lawyers. But with the latest tightening of attendance policies, and with a few firms folding in previously remote workers to physical offices, that kind of recruiting is more the exception rather than the rule right now in Big Law, analysts say.

Partners especially retain the ability to set their own schedules. Some firms are also deferring to practice groups to make schedules, while others still aren’t completely abiding by formal mandates issued by their firms, observers noted. But as employers have gained leverage and lateral movement has waned, so to has the pitch for fully remote attorneys.

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