Sidley, Cozen, Others Delay Summer Programs Amid Outbreak

Law360 (May 7, 2020, 9:12 PM EDT) -- Sidley Austin LLP, Venable LLP, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and Cozen O'Connor confirmed on Thursday that they have amended their summer associate programs, the latest firms to change their offerings as the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the legal industry.

The four firms all pushed back the starting dates of their programs, reduced the length of their offerings and opted to go virtual in certain locations rather than have in-person sessions.

Simpson Thacher scaled back its program to five weeks, beginning on July 13, according to an email sent Thursday to participants. For those who planned to be part of the entire...

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