Bloomberg Law
Aug. 31, 2015, 9:09 PM

How are Quinn Emanuel and Hillary Clinton Alike?

Casey Sullivan

If the law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan were a person, it would very closely resemble presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, based on its ideological track record, new research suggests.

Jones Day? This elite global law firm’s political views would rank more along the lines of the Democratic West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin.

That’s according to “The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers,” a new academic paper by three assistant professors: Adam Bonica of Stanford University Department of Political Science, Adam Chilton of University of Chicago Law School and Maya Sen of Harvard University.

In a 66-page paper published on Aug. 26, the ...

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