A mere 5.4% of partners at U.S. law firms were members of minority groups. For women of color, the figure was fewer than 1.7%, according to the legal placement organization NALP. But what an amazing group of people those numbers represent, and what a payoff for the firms, law schools and corporations that invested in diversity. The National Law Journal presents 50 minority lawyers who have had a national impact in their legal fields.
PROFILES IN POWER
The 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America
The National Law Journal
May 26, 2008
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