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Lawyers and their clients worldwide are responding to the coronavirus outbreak that, since December, has killed more than 18,580 people and infected more than 416,686. Law.com’s reporters around the world are covering the virus’ impact on law firm operations, client business, law schools, and lawyer and staffer safety. Here’s a collection of our coverage, which we’re continuously updating.

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As the new coronavirus shuts down travel and triggers pleas—and maybe orders—for citizens to stay home, many law firms have shifted to remote work to accommodate both the government’s self-isolation recommendations and clients’ needs.

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Samantha Stokes

Samantha Stokes, based in New York, is a staff reporter at American Lawyer covering the business of law. You can reach her at sstokes@alm.com or on Twitter: @stokessamanthaj.

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