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When you couple a city that already had kind of a flexible work environment with all the government attorneys and their experience now over the last three years, I think that it’s going to be very, very difficult for the Washington firms to get people in more than three days a week.
— Jeffrey Lowe, global practice leader at recruiting firm Major, Lindsey & Africa, in comments given to the National Law Journal, on the “strong resistance” that many D.C. law firms may face when it comes to in-office work mandates. “It [office attendance policies] has the potential to become a very significant differentiator over the next couple of years,” Lowe said, “depending upon which road the different firms go in terms of mandating office return.”
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