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Since a New York lawyer became the second person diagnosed with COVID-19 in the state, law firms, schools and the courts have been taking action to protect attorneys, staff, students and visitors. Here is our coverage of the impact of the pandemic on the legal community in the state, made available for free.

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March 24, 2020. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Phase two of the four-step reopening plan detailed Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo would include the reopening of “professional services,” a definition that appears to include law firms and could dictate when attorneys start to return to in-office work.

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Ryan Tarinelli

Ryan Tarinelli is a reporter at the New York Law Journal. He is based at the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York. He can be reached through email at rtarinelli@alm.com. Follow him on Twitter: @ryantarinelli.

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