September 9, 2021

Lessons In Crisis Lawyering 20 Years After 9/11

Dianne R. Phillips

Litigation and Dispute Resolution attorney Dianne Phillips authored a Law360 article discussing the lessons she learned about crisis lawyering in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and how these lessons continue to apply twenty years later. While lawyers are trained to handle many events that clients consider crises, these are often routine legal services. But being confronted with unprecedented, novel situations can challenge even the most seasoned lawyer, in part because these situations take lawyers outside their comfort zones and force them to deal with difficult conditions for practicing law. 

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