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Alison Bernard, Abbi Cohen and Andrew Levander, with Dechert. (Left to right) Alison Bernard, Abbi Cohen and Andrew Levander, with Dechert. (Courtesy photos)

When Dechert unveiled a new parental leave policy in 2018, expanding its allowance for both men and women while knocking down distinctions between attorneys and business service professionals, leaders wanted to make sure that managers within the firm took the right message.

So they turned to Steps, a London-based organization they’d been using since earlier that year that harnesses dramatic performance to teach lessons about unconscious bias.

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Dan Packel

Dan Packel covers change and innovation in the legal services market, and writes a weekly briefing for Law.com, "The Law Firm Disrupted," on these subjects. He is based in Philadelphia. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter at @packeld

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