Negative Ads Target BigLaw Firms Over Kavanaugh Speech

By Aebra Coe (December 2, 2019, 5:42 PM EST) -- Several BigLaw firms including WilmerHale and Kirkland & Ellis LLP are the subject of a negative digital ad campaign launched Monday by a progressive advocacy group that accuses the firms of "rehabilitating [U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett] Kavanaugh's image" by helping fund a dinner at which the jurist was a keynote speaker.

Members of liberal advocacy group Demand Justice launched the ad campaign that directly criticizes six law firms after employees of the firms helped fund the Federalist Society's annual convention dinner, at which Justice Kavanaugh was a keynote speaker. Those law firms are Consovoy McCarthy PLLC, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher...

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