From Rhetoric to Reality
Despite progress in more women and minorities becoming lawyers, the legal field is still falling short in diversity and inclusion, especially in positions of leadership.
Fortunately, there are law firms and multinational corporations breaking new ground in diversifying their legal teams and their leadership.
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1Key takeaways from the white paper.
Lack of diversity leads to revenue loss
Clients demand diversity in legal
Blueprint to boost diversity
Best practices for creating a culture of accountability for diversity
So, what can you do today to drive diversity in your legal team? There are some initial questions to ask and some step-by-step strategies you can follow in the long term. Download the white paper for a blueprint for boosting diversity in your legal team today.
of lawyers in the U.S. are white
What does diversity in legal look like?
Although people of color make up a third of the U.S. population and a fifth of law school graduates, they make up less than 7% of firm partners and 9% of counsels at large corporations.
3Questions you should be asking
- Have you identified strategies for diverse hiring?
- What are your hiring and promotion targets?
- Where are you getting your referrals?
- What are your recruits' demographics?