Nov 1, 2019
DLA Piper has come out swinging against allegations of sexual misconduct from a partner in the firm’s Silicon Valley office. But the strategy has its risks. On this episode, Law.com reporter Dan Packel explains what's been happening since DLA partner Vanina Guerrero lobbed sexual assault allegations at ex-partner Louis Lehot and checks checks in with Gina Rubel, a law firm PR and crisis management expert, to discuss what the mess reveals about law firm culture, crisis response and the reputational hazards of the #MeToo era. Legal Speak is brought to you by Econ One, offering economic expertise, consulting and dispute resolution, and data analytics.