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Chances are your life has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic, whether you’re a partner, associate, in-house counsel, student, professor or legal tech professional. As part of that legal community, you're also resilient, with inventive ways of getting the job done despite very difficult times. In this collection, Law.com reports on what you need to know to keep it all going and how you’re helping others during the crisis. You'll also find a roundup of the latest COVID-19 news affecting legal professionals.

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A man sits on the Columbia University campus, Monday, March 9, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) A man sits on the Columbia University campus on March 9, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

The COVID-19 pandemic is showing the limits of Big Law’s herd mentality—at least when it comes to summer associate programs.

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David Thomas

I'm a reporter covering the business of law, with an emphasis on national and global law firms for The American Lawyer, Law.com and other ALM publications.

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