This whole practice area is a reflection of where the nation is as it tries to grapple with issues that for too long we have, if not willfully ignored, been reckless in not confronting. And so the fact that we are engaged in this kind of practice, I think it’s actually a pretty good sign.
This isn’t what you’d expect necessarily from a big, established, unbelievably credentialed law firm. We’re doing things here that I think are societally beneficial. And all of this work really is consistent with what I think lawyers at their best, law firms at their best, can do.
— Former Attorney General Eric Holder, who is currently a partner at Covington & Burling, commenting on his emerging practice of workplace culture investigations at some of the largest companies in the United States.
Staci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Law, where she’s worked since 2011. She’d love to hear from you, so please feel free to email her with any tips, questions, comments, or critiques. You can follow her on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.
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