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WEEKEND READ | Law Office Closings Debunk Myths Hindering Diversity

June 6, 2020, 12:55 PM

It’s been an emotional and powerful week. We continue to welcome Insights on social, constitutional, economic, and legal issues that impact the legal community, their clients, and their families.

This week we featured an Insight by Robins Kaplan’s Qian Julie Wang looking at how the pandemic has set back law firm diversity efforts by affecting women and communities of color disproportionately. But, she says, it has also contradicted several unspoken but entrenched myths that continue to impede diversity efforts.

On the business front, attorneys from Crowell & Moring examined whether law firms are still obligated to pay rent on closed...

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