Law firm leaders have signed letters in recent months denouncing antisemitic attacks and opposing voter suppression legislation. Firm leaders have spoken out about racial justice and the #MeToo movement, and many have acknowledged the role they must take in improving legal industry diversity and inclusion.

But Texas’ new restrictive abortion law, which went into effect Sept. 1 and essentially bans abortions after six weeks with no exception for rape or incest, has not generated the same kind of immediate public statement from law firms.