Bloomberg Law
Feb. 27, 2020, 1:14 PM

Wake Up Call: As Virus Spreads, U.S. Law Firms Launch ‘Crisis Mode’

Rick Mitchell
Rick Mitchell
Freelance Correspondent

In today’s column, Latham’s $3.73 billion in gross revenues for 2019 was “amazing,” but it may not be enough to dethrone Kirkland; Morgan Lewis re-hired the SEC’s departing regional director for Philadelphia; King & Spalding got two partners from Orrick and has grabbed about a dozen laterals this month; and New York is dropping a mental health question from its bar application.

  • Leading off, Paul Weiss is suspending nonessential business travel for its lawyers to and from mainland China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, and Italy, in response to the spreading coronavirus. Meanwhile, Orrick has postponed its partner retreat in ...

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