A Y2K meltdown is no excuse not to work. The wheels of legal commerce must keep turning. To handle worst-case scenarios, some law firms have devised some inventive emergency contingency plans.

If public transportation grinds to a halt and Rosenman & Colin’s office is shut down, the New York firm’s 24 trusts and estates lawyers might find themselves drafting probate documents at the Manhattan apartment of group leader Joshua Rubenstein. Rubenstein, who is also the firm’s chairman, actually thinks holing up at his place might be fun, even if his group is stepping over his two cats and four children. “Maybe I can get my kids to make copies,” he muses.

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