In the months ahead, Venable will be coordinating a gradual return to the office that reflects improving public health conditions, higher vaccination rates, and the easing of government restrictions. The firm will not set a single reopening date, but is planning a range of activities that will allow all of us to ramp up our presence in the office over the summer and then to populate our workplace in greater numbers beginning in September.
As we repopulate our offices, we will maintain COVID-19 protocols and office health and safety measures and develop them as appropriate to reflect changes in guidance from public health authorities and state and local governments. We strongly urge those who are able to be vaccinated to do so.
The firm will continue to provide flexibility for remote work for most roles for the foreseeable future, balancing the needs of practice groups, departments, and job responsibilities. As we go through the summer, we will provide more specific guidance regarding policies, practices, and expectations for the weeks following Labor Day.