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Donald Prophete Donald Prophete, a partner at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, has been outspoken about what he sees as reluctance among in-house counsel to push for diversity.

Do in-house leaders truly care about diversity? Sure, they’ve signed letters and joined initiatives to encourage law firms and legal departments to hire and promote more diverse lawyers. But has much of it been a show?

From where Donald Prophete sits, that’s exactly what it’s been. The partner at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete hasn’t been shy about calling out the GC crowd for repeatedly pledging to push for diversity—and repeatedly failing to make any real difference.

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Phillip Bantz

Phillip Bantz is a reporter for Corporate Counsel. Follow him on Twitter @PhillipBantz.

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