Brad Karp: The Legal Community Must Protect Workers and Small Businesses From Coronavirus Fallout

Thursday, April 2, 2020

“As the leader of a law firm employing more than 1,000 attorneys, and as someone who has helped lead national pro bono initiatives to reunite separated immigrant families, promote gun control, safeguard LGBTQ rights, protect reproductive freedom and secure voter enfranchisement, I am daunted by the carnage our nation is about to confront involving the tens of millions of American workers devastated medically, emotionally and economically by the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. While we fear that the loss of life resulting from this pandemic may be catastrophic, we know for certain that our most vulnerable citizens will be ravaged economically as a result.”

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By Brad Karp, Chairman, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton  & Garrison, LLP