Big Law Is Adding to Its Diversity-Focused Leadership Ranks
Four firms have onboarded new diversity leaders, while two have appointed regional heads, potentially signaling a shift to a more localized presence when it comes to diversity and inclusion efforts by law firms.
By Patrick Smith | January 20, 2021 at 10:59 AM
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As it becomes clear that making Big Law firms more diverse is a high priority, and far from a one-person job, more firms are adding additional diversity professionals to their staff.
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Patrick Smith, based in New York, covers the business of law, including the ways law firms compete for clients and talent, cannabis law and marketing innovation. Reach him at [email protected] or on Twitter at @nycpatrickd
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