X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Douglas Burrell (left) and J.C. Roper, Drew Eckl Farnham Law. (Courtesy photos) Douglas Burrell (left) and J.C. Roper, Drew Eckl Farnham Law. (Courtesy photos)

Drew Eckl & Farnham had already embarked on a push to improve its racial and gender diversity at the start of 2020. Then, George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in late May and subsequent racial justice protests galvanized its leadership to accelerate the pace.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Meredith Hobbs

Meredith Hobbs writes about the Atlanta legal community and the business of law. Contact her at [email protected] or 404.419.2837. On Twitter: @MeredithHobbs.

More from this author

Law Firms Mentioned

 

Diversity Matters to Clients

How does your firm compare on diversity? Where are your competitors' strengths and weaknesses with Diversity? Use Legal Compass to compare firms on key metrics of race and gender diversity, and find out which firms are Mansfield Certified.

Get More Information
 

WIPL.UK 2021Event

Women, Influence & Power in Law UK (WIPL.UK) offers an opportunity for unprecedented exchange with senior female in-house lawyers.

Get More Information
 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.