Being a young associate used to mean popping your head into a senior attorney’s office with quick queries, shadowing them in court and networking at industry events. But now it means sitting alone by a computer screen, learning the ropes from home. How could this affect the next generation of litigators?

It’s been “interesting, to say the least,” for Katherine Chin. Now in her third year of practicing labor and employment law, Chin began her new job at Miami’s Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman remotely during the pandemic.