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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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Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein on Thursday sued The Weinstein Co. in the Delaware Court of Chancery, seeking to access records in order to defend against civil and criminal allegations and to possibly mount a wrongful termination case against the company he founded with his brother in 2005.

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Tom McParland

Tom McParland of New York Law Journal can be contacted at tmcparland@alm.com. Follow him on Twitter @TMcParlandALM.

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