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Since the news broke of sexual harassment and assault claims against Harvey Weinstein, one of Tinseltown’s most powerful movie moguls, ALM journalists have closely covered its connection to law firms and the legal industry. Whether the impact has meant more business for lawyers working for Weinstein or the company he formerly ran or more worries for firms facing harassment claims against their own lawyers, the legal community has felt The Weinstein Effect. In this Instant Insights, we’ve brought those stories together and will continue to update the collection as news develops.

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Benjamin Brafman Benjamin Brafman of Brafman & Associates. Photo by Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM.

Harvey Weinstein, the media mogul at the center of sexual harassment and rape allegations, has hired criminal defense attorneys Benjamin Brafman in New York and Blair Berk in California.

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Christine Simmons

Christine Simmons writes about the New York legal community and the business of law. Email her at csimmons@alm.com and find her on Twitter @chlsimmons

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