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How blind lawyer Laura Wolk went from SCOTUS clerkship to Kirkland

Returning Kirkland associate and trailblazer Laura Wolk discusses her experience practicing law while blind, including being the first-ever blind woman to serve as a U.S. Supreme Court clerk, and her path to rejoining Kirkland.

“Wolk said it was an easy call to rejoin Kirkland, praising the firm's openness to recruiting candidates with all forms of disabilities, not just blindness. ‘You can't legislate that. It has to come from the actual people,’ she said. ‘It's why I came back.’"

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This article appeared in its entirety in the September 10, 2020 edition of Thomson Reuters Westlaw.