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Left to right: Firoz Dattu, chairman of AdvanceLaw, A. Verona Dorch, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Government Affairs and Corporate Secretary for Peabody Energy, and Jose Ramon Gonzalez, chief legal officer of QBE North America.

Momentum among clients to improve law firm diversity is continuing to build this year, with a group of legal department leaders now taking what they call a “practical step” to drive change in the industry.

In a new program organized by in-house collective AdvanceLaw, general counsel and other senior lawyers from Fortune 500 companies will mentor diverse associates at large law firms that are within the organization’s network.

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Christine Simmons

Christine Simmons writes about the New York legal community and the business of law. Email her at [email protected] and find her on Twitter @chlsimmons

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