Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison offices in Washington, D.C.Picture: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison has joined different high-earning companies corresponding to Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Kirkland & Ellis in electing not to issue special ‘COVID-19’ bonuses to its staff, citing considerations over how such an motion would resonate with its clientele.