Bloomberg Law
Jan. 16, 2020, 7:38 PMUpdated: Jan. 16, 2020, 8:49 PM

Harvard Law Students Protest Paul Weiss Over ExxonMobil Work (1)

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

A group of Harvard Law School students disrupted a first-year recruitment reception hosted by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison over the firm’s representations of ExxonMobil.

Students at a reception on Wednesday night carried a banner reading "#DropExxon” and sang protest anthems, including “Which Side Are You On?” according to a YouTube video.

“We are here tonight because this is a do or die moment in human history,” shouted one student, echoed by the line of other protesters. “We have just a few years left to address the climate crisis. That means stopping corporate polluters.”

An ExxonMobil spokesman referred ...

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