Bloomberg Law
Dec. 21, 2021, 1:27 PM

Reed Smith Tells N.Y. Lawyers to Stay Home, Citing Virus Spread

Chris Opfer
Chris Opfer

Law firm Reed Smith is instructing lawyers and staff in New York to stay out of the office for at least the next two weeks, amid a jump in Covid-19 cases and concerns over the omicron variant.

Reed Smith closed its Manhattan office, except for “essential” business, according to four sources familiar with the situation. Firm leaders told employees to work remotely through at least the end of the year, the sources said.

The firm declined to comment. Reed Smith had been encouraging lawyers to go into the New York office, but not requiring them to do so, according to ...

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