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More than 1,000 students from around the world graduated from NYU Law School on May 17, 2018, at the Hulu Theater Madison Square Garden. Photo: David Handschuh/NYLJ

While most law firms are standing by their commitment to offer a summer associate program this year, the majority of firms have condensed their programs to a fraction of their original length, according to a National Association of Law Placement study released Thursday.

In the study, based on the responses of 391 law offices and 155 law schools, NALP found that 86% of law offices that responded are still planning to hold a summer program—and more than half of these will be all virtual, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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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 [email protected] or on Twitter: @stokessamanthaj.

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