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Biglaw insurers don’t care whether or not new workers have a diploma

In general, we are not overly concerned about privilege degrees from large law firms and do not expect policy changes regarding large law firms.

– Christopher Gomprecht, national practice manager for professional liability for attorneys at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, NA, which covers more than half of all Am Law 100 law firms, comments on the prospect of new employees practicing without a bar exam. Nancy Montroy, director of underwriting at ALAS, which covers 83 of the 200 largest companies, said that their company's policies don't even consider licensing.

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