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The American Lawyer celebrated the industry’s most impressive law firms and lawyers on Thursday at the 2020 American Lawyer Industry Awards. In the first virtual version of the event, hosted by actor Kal Penn, editor in chief Gina Passarella and the rest of ALM’s editors and reporters, the awards recognized Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund as Attorney of the Year, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr as Law Firm of the Year, and for the first time honored the industry’s best corporate practices, including Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz as Corporate Practice of the Year.

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Ben Seal

Ben Seal is managing editor of The American Lawyer. He joined the magazine in February 2018, and previously spent five years working for The Legal Intelligencer, editing the paper's magazines and supplements and reporting on Pennsylvania's state courts, legislature and Attorney General's Office. Contact him at [email protected] or @BSealTAL.

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