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Protesters joined at Foley Square in Manhattan to march over the Brooklyn Bridge in protest of the death of George Floyd on May 29, 2020. Photo: Ryland West/ALM

It has been three months since George Floyd’s killing ignited nationwide protests and opened a national conversation on race and police brutality, and the country’s biggest law firms have not relented on their efforts to promote racial justice.

Despite reasons for skepticism about the sustainability of the industry’s response, many firms have spent the summer following through on statements they made when protests were at their peak, using a combination of financial contributions, direct action and internal programs to push for progress.

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Dylan Jackson

Dylan Jackson writes about the business of law and race. He can be reached at [email protected] or 305-347-6677. On Twitter @DylanBJackson

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