We all knew the return to office process would be filled with stops, starts and augmentations. Paul Hastings appears to have altered its approach, which originally favored full-time in-office work, after getting feedback from people in the firm.

On May 28, leadership at Paul Hastings issued a memo to the firm outlining its return to office policy, saying that “by default, we should work from the office when we are able.” Enough attorneys and staff raised the issue with leadership that the firm issued a second, clarifying statement a month later.