In a recent Law360 article entitled, “For Skadden’s Brand, Ukraine Scandal A Shot Across The Bow,” Jill Huse offers advice to the law firm. Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP is facing a scandal and damage to its reputation in the aftermath of performing unregistered lobbying work for the Ukrainian government.
Huse states that firing the involved attorneys and avoiding mistakes in the future are not enough to defend Skadden’s reputation. Their approach needs to be more proactive in its strategy.
“They will need to take responsibility more visibly by communicating and assuring the community that the behavior exhibited is not indicative of their service standards, and denote that this type of activity will not be tolerated,” she shares.
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