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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.

Not to be a party pooper, but I’m kind of done with the whole Harvey Weinstein thing. I know, I know, the allegations about how this movie tycoon habitually abused young women are stunning. And, yes, it’s amazing and shocking how he acted with impunity for so long.

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Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen is a senior columnist at The American Lawyer and the creator of The Careerist blog.

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