The files sitting in the office that I was talking about yesterday are in disarray
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I was talking about the files yesterday
Subject-verb agreement applies.
The files .... are
If the office is the subject, it would be 'is in disarray'
Yesterday I was talking about the office in which the files are now sitting. (Non - native speaker, this is how I would paraphrase it.)