Thomas Giotto was interviewed in the Duquesne Lawyer Magazine about what it has been like working during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the sickness continued to spread, that repertoire of changes grew to include video conferencing for the entire firm, online training seminars and organizing Zoom meetings for negotiations, mediations and arbitrations — which Tom noted has at least helped him become a better typist and more savvy with video conferencing. That last matter was a bit of a sticking point for Tom, who said one of the most difficult things about this new online world was losing out on the work- and social-related contact with his fellow attorneys and staff members — as well as being able to actually separate work and life, when both have been happening at home. Still, Tom has developed a fitting motto to help him and his fellow lawyers get through these strange times. "Just adjust and move forward," he said. "Figure out how to best serve the clients and get after it."
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