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Apparently, law firms don’t do background checks on incoming partners, at least not if they’re big money makers.

“Top Lawyers Evade Harassment Claims,” The Wall Street Journal, July 31, 2018 A1.  Partner switches to a new firm that didn’t know of his history of harassment.

See also a posting last month on a related topic: https://infogovnuggets.com/2018/07/23/sexting/

Do law firms think they are somehow immune from the laws that apply to their clients?  Do they read the news?  Do they have a fundamentally different culture?

Just asking.  But this does go to both Compliance and Governance.

 

 

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