The Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Barristers Club presents
How to Craft DEI Policies
The Role of Written DEI Policies in Recruiting, Retaining, and Advancing the Equity of Women and/or Minorities in Law Firms
||Thursday, January 13, 2022
||12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
||1 Hour in Recognition and Elimination of Bias
According to the American Bar Association’s Winter 2020 report, “[t]he legal profession is generally perceived as lagging behind other professions and industries in the area of diversity and inclusion (D&I). Although there are many notable exceptions, women and minorities are often under-represented at law firms and in-house law departments, particularly in leadership positions. They also often receive lower compensation than non-diverse attorneys and are excluded from, or overlooked for, other important law firm and law department roles, opportunities, and benefits.”
What can we do as law firm leaders to change this so that more women and/or minorities become equity partners in law firms? Join us for this panel presentation by thought leaders and change makers in the space.
- What are the current statistics for women and/or minority representation in law firms at the equity partner level?
- What are the arguments for increasing diversity in law firm equity leadership positions?
- What are the solutions proposed so far, and what has been hard to implement and why?
- How can law firms draft DEI policies to address the difficulties in executing the solutions proposed thus far?
Sydney Allen, Long & Levit & Cristina Piechocki, Littler Mendelson
Event Code B220200
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