Bloomberg Law
March 8, 2022, 2:00 PM

Wake Up Call: Some Big Law Firms Silent on Work for Russians

Rick Mitchell
Rick Mitchell
Freelance Correspondent

In today’s column, Skadden poached two class action leaders from Cozen O’Connor in New York; more firms matched the Cravath pay scale for associates; a Ukraine Supreme Court judge reportedly joined a reserve unit defending Kyiv from Russian attackers.

  • Leading off, while Norton Rose Fulbright, Linklaters and some other firms have announced they’re dropping sanctioned Russian clients and others linked to President Vladimir Putin, a half dozen or so Big Law firms have stayed silent on their work for Russians. (Business Insider) (The Lawyer) Coinbase blocked sanctioned Russian individuals from using its platform. (Corporate Counsel ...

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