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Since the news broke of sexual harassment and assault claims against Harvey Weinstein, one of Tinseltown’s most powerful movie moguls, ALM journalists have closely covered its connection to law firms and the legal industry. Whether the impact has meant more business for lawyers working for Weinstein or the company he formerly ran or more worries for firms facing harassment claims against their own lawyers, the legal community has felt The Weinstein Effect. In this Instant Insights, we’ve brought those stories together and will continue to update the collection as news develops.

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Harvey Weinstein poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR charity gala during the Cannes 70th international film festival in Cap d’Antibes, southern France, on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)

The Harvey Weinstein sex scandal has created roles for dozens of lawyers, although some of them have quickly withdrawn from the spotlight, while others have remained in the background.

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Miriam Rozen

Miriam Rozen covers the business of law and focuses on how lawyers preserve and expand their client roster. Contact her at [email protected] Twitter: @MiriamRozen.

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