Fallout from College Admissions Scandal Shows Need for Crisis Planning
Legal and moral questions are swirling after the arrest of Willkie Farr & Gallagher’s former co-chairman for alleged involvement in a nationwide college admissions scandal. “There is no way anyone could have guessed that something like this would have happened, which is exactly why there’s such public outrage,” said Furia Rubel President and CEO Gina Rubel in a recent article for The American Lawyer. The scandal demonstrates why law firms need a crisis plan in place to address the unexpected. It also shows why they need “outside, objective counsel that says, ‘this is how we should handle this,’” said Rubel. Read the full article, Wilkie, College Admissions and the Crisis Management Playbook.