Biglaw Firms Are Turning Coronavirus Into A New Practice Area


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This is top of mind for clients across the board. From what we are seeing, this is not a short-term issue. It’s still unfolding, and we’re still learning about it.

— Alejandro Mayorkas, the leader of WilmerHale’s coronavirus crisis task force, commenting on the fact that clients have sought legal guidance across a variety of practice areas as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The firm is fielding legal questions from global clients that are concerned about topics ranging from employee safety to supply chain disruption.


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