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New York Cancels Bar Exam, But Leaves Law School Grads Wondering, ‘Now What?’

Cancelling the bar exam with no clear plan demonstrates how far removed from the reality of bar study the Court of Appeals is. Adding more chaos to this uncertain time is devastating and traumatizing. But you will get through it. — Professor Allie Robbins of the City University of New York School of Law, commenting […]

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Be Prepared, Because More Biglaw Layoffs Are Coming

Firms are getting to grips with the idea that the economy will stay down for a while. The next step is structural change. Clients are thinking about how to lower legal costs and still meet their needs, and as we get into the fall, two things will happen: firms don’t want to be seen doing […]

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Biglaw Firms That Used PPP Loans Were Trying Some Pandemic ‘Innovation’

Is this a departure? To some degree yes. But, I think every firm now is trying to keep the wings on the plane while they’re flying it. There are a lot of attempts at innovation. — Heidi Gardner, a lecturer on law at Harvard Law School who advises law firms, commenting on the fact that […]