With each vaccination shot into someone’s arm, hope rises that danger from the pandemic will fall and so-called normal life can restart. Such sunny prospects lead lawyers to ask their leaders, “When are we going back to the office, and what will that look like?”

Michael Hollingsworth II, managing partner Atlanta Office, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough. (Photo: John Disney) Michael Hollingsworth, managing partner, Atlanta office, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough. (Photo: John Disney/ALM)

“It’s too early to tell,” says Michael Hollingsworth, who runs Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s Atlanta office and serves on its executive committee. The firm has 15 offices in the Southeast.