Mexico earthquake shakes up international law firm offices as most escape major damage

Firms including Greenberg Traurig and Holland & Knight close offices after 7.1 magnitude quake

The earthquake that rocked Mexico City this week – killing more than 200 people and setting off a volcano – shook up global law firms with offices there, but most seem to have emerged unscathed.

Between the Mexico City earthquake and the multiple hurricanes of Harvey, Irma and now Maria, natural disasters have been keeping global firms on alert.

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