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Squire Patton Boggs and Cozen O’Connor, followed by Hogan Lovells and Holland & Knight, were the first Big Law firms to make public statements about how their political action committees are going to function moving forward, after big corporations made similar announcements Monday in the wake of last week’s storm on the U.S. Capitol building by a pro-Trump mob.

Squire Patton Boggs, Hogan Lovells and Holland & Knight said they are freezing all contributions while they reassess, while Cozen O’Connor is stopping any contributions to politicians who voted to overturn the results of the 2020 election.

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Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith, based in New York, covers the business of law, including the ways law firms compete for clients and talent, cannabis law and marketing innovation. Reach him at [email protected] or on Twitter at @nycpatrickd

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