Whether it’s due to office culture collapsing, collaborative spirit flickering out or mentorship pipelines suffering, some are tiring of remote work, and see doom and gloom reflected back to them from their computer screens when Zoom calls are over. Last month, for example, Morgan Stanley CLO Eric Grossman told outside law firms the legal profession “cannot long endure” remote work models.

Others, however, see opportunities to advance diversity in the legal profession by continuing to offer flexibility and remote options for lawyers.