The New York State Bar Association is pushing for law offices to be allowed to reopen before other nonessential businesses, announcing Wednesday that it’s formed a group to recommend how to quickly and safely bring lawyers and staff back to their offices.

The state bar said its “Restarting the Economy Working Group” will consult with a wide range of officials, such as law office managers, health authorities and labor experts, to guide law firms and policymakers on “the safest and most efficient way for law firms to reopen.”

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