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Diversity in the Raw

The upheaval, the pain, the riots, the chaos we’ve seen in our country in recent months all point to the need for radical change when it comes to racism and inclusion. We must speak out and we must speak honestly. With the "Diversity in the Raw" project, we’re asking our readers to join us in sharing first-person accounts, ideas, solutions and triumphs, all with the goal of finding solutions and a path forward.

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Former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears, partner at Smith, Gambrell & Russell. Courtesy photo Former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears, partner at Smith, Gambrell & Russell. (Courtesy photo)

She’s not the one.

Don’t ask retired Justice Leah Ward Sears to discuss America’s racism, reflected in the lack of diversity in Big Law.

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