Dan Packel writes for The American Lawyer:
Sejal Singh, a recent Harvard Law School graduate who serves as national policy director at the activist group People’s Parity Project, pointed to a group of University of Michigan Law School students who’ve pledged not to interview at Jones Day or any other firm that’s worked on behalf of the Trump campaign to overturn election results. She stressed that there’s a significant generational gap when it comes to viewing lawyers’ conduct, contending that those at the beginning of their legal careers are much less accepting than elites in the profession of representations that don’t run necessarily afoul of ethical rules but rub up against moral boundaries. Work perceived as a challenge to the right to vote serves as one example.
“Students have a lot of leverage,” Singh said, pointing to firms’ dependence on new associate classes with impressive credentials to make their business models function. “I expect we will continue to see push back especially as students keep looking ahead at places to work.”