Bloomberg Law
July 8, 2020, 12:55 PM

Wake Up Call: Covid Likely to Boost Class Action Costs, GCs Say

Rick Mitchell
Rick Mitchell
Freelance Correspondent

In today’s column, a Big Law firm that got millions of dollars from a federal program aimed at protecting jobs in the Covid-19 crisis is laying off associates; dozens of law firms and a dozen legal education organizations, including law schools, got money from the program; half of U.K. law firm leaders responding to a recent survey said they expect to make staff cuts this year; the grand jury process is set to resume in New York City state courts in a few days; two Big Law firms have no Black equity partners, while several firms have only one; ...

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