Law firms that have responded to client demands by putting together legal teams of a particular racial composition could face discrimination suits, according to Curt Levey, a conservative activist who helped lead the high-profile fight against the University of Michigan's affirmative action programs. "Not only may a law firm be liable for discrimination, but so may be the individual employees and partners at the law firm," writes Levey in a research paper he presented Tuesday at a Washington, D.C., forum.
Are Law Firms' Diversity Efforts Discriminatory?
The American Lawyer
March 14, 2007