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Law firm merger activity had ground to halt by the end of the first quarter in 2020, as firm leaders scrambled to handle the pressing logistical and safety concerns created by the coronavirus pandemic. But the legal industry is expected to see deals in the months and years ahead due to more volatility in the market, as well as the situations of several firms that were in turmoil even before the crisis began, legal market observers say.

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Christine Simmons

Christine Simmons writes about the New York legal community and the business of law. Email her at csimmons@alm.com and find her on Twitter @chlsimmons

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