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Diversity in the Legal Profession: A Moral and Business Imperative
Joel Stern, CEO of NAMWOLF, examines the current state of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and focuses on best practices for designing and implementing a “best in class” program. Learn about unconscious bias and its impact on effectuating positive change in the profession. Please contact NAMWOLF if your legal department is interested in D&I CLE training.
Other useful resources on D&I:
Diversity Lab Mansfield Rule More
American Bar Association 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge© More
Boston Consulting Group How diverse leadership teams boost innovation More
McKinsey's 2020 Report Diversity Win: How inclusion matters More
Entrepreneur Magazine Diverse Workplaces More
Four ways to move the needle for diversity & inclusion in your organization:
Yvette Beale (Level 2 Legal) and Akshay Verma (Facebook). Download the infographic
What the legal industry can do to improve diversity & inclusion:
Yvette Beale (Level 2 Legal) and Joel Stern (NAMWOLF, the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms). Download the infographic
Why is supplier diversity so important?
Adrienne Fox and Joel Stern (NAMWOLF):
What law firms and clients can (and should) do to increase diversity & inclusion in the legal industry:
Peer-to-Peer Roundtable discussion with Adrienne Fox, Director Legal Services Procurement, Novartis, Vance McMurry, Central & Federal Sales | Security, Open Text, Rippi Karda, Associate General Counsel, Verizon Communications.
Moderated by: Milly Parekh, Legal Services Procurement Manager, Johnson & Johnson and Ruth Estrella Pujols, Legal Services Procurement Global Category Manager, GSK.
Can clients nudge outside counsel to increase diversity?
How should you measure D&I progress?
Dave Cunningham (CIO, Winston & Strawn and Founder, Legal Metrics) discusses how to best calculate, benchmark, and visualize data on D&I and which metrics clients and legal services providers will (or should) measure in the future: