Did Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft decide to drop Ye as a client? No, the firm clarified late Wednesday. But the issue of representing controversial and or troublesome clients is thorny, and Big Law is taking a slow-roll approach to handling Ye, especially compared with his corporate partners, which have been more direct about severing ties with the artist.

The list of companies and partners looking to get away from Ye grows daily, after Ye made antisemitic comments on social media and then doubled down on those comments during a podcast.