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Michael Engle, Chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense, Compliance & Investigations practice group, is quoted in the Law360 article, "Law Grads Take Diploma Privilege Fight To Pa. High Court" regarding the filing of a King's Bench Petition, in conjuction with Professor emeritus Louis Natali Jr. of the Temple University Beasley School of Law​, with the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ​on behalf of Law Students For Equitable Responses to COVID-19. The group is arguing that ongoing delays and uncertainty surrounding the administration of the bar exam in the midst of a global pandemic represent an unconstitutional burden that warrants emergency admission to the practice. 

"The hardships faced by recent law school graduates during the pandemic have created a unique set of circumstances that warrant a different licensing scheme for new attorneys in need of employment upon graduation in 2020," said Michael Engle, an attorney with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC representing the petitioners pro bono.