Working from home and other social distancing limitations forced even the most reluctant lawyers to embrace new ways of working and connecting with clients in ways that will long outlast the pandemic. With a new year and fresh outlook for the future, the time is ripe for legal technologists and innovators to take the delivery of legal services and client experience to the next level.
Looking to the year ahead, COVID-19 is likely to spur a range of litigation, from products liability cases over the efficacy of masks, hand sanitizers and ventilators to claims against employers accused of exposing employees to the coronavirus, according to Crowell & Moring's latest litigation forecast for in-house counsel.
Critical Mass: What Legal Groups and Law Firms Said About Last Week's Capitol Hill Attack. More Lawyers Embroiled in Girardi Keese Imbroglio.
The Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. prompted several law firms, led by Covington & Burling, to call for President Donald Trump's removal from office. Other law firms, and legal organizations, issued statements the day after the event; those focused on class actions and mass torts were no exception.