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voter People arrive at Towson University to cast their vote in the 2020 presidential election in Baltimore on Nov. 3, 2020. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

Leaders of 62 Am Law 100 firms and 19 general counsel have signed on to a statement that “denounces all efforts” to restrict U. S. citizens’ constitutional right to vote.

After calling on lawyers to “take a stand” against state laws that make it more difficult for people to vote, Brad Karp, chair of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and chair of the Legal Action Center, asked leaders of the Am Law 100 to sign a statement denouncing voter disenfranchisement. Lucy Fato, general counsel of AIG, secured support from current or former general counsel at 18 other companies.

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Brenda Sapino Jeffreys

Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys covers the business of law in Texas. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @BrendaSJeffreys

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