Harvard Students Threaten To Boycott Paul Weiss Over Exxon

Law360 (January 16, 2020, 3:13 PM EST) -- A Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP recruitment event Wednesday was interrupted by a group of Harvard Law students, who sang, chanted and threatened the global firm with losing future recruits if it continues to represent ExxonMobil Corp.

A video of the protest posted on Facebook by the group EcoWatch shows the gathering of 30 students unfurling a banner and starting to sing just after a Paul Weiss speaker begins to address the crowd during a first-year law student recruitment reception at a Cambridge, Massachusetts, restaurant. The group continued to sing and chant for 15 minutes before leaving the event...

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