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I found it unnerving to read Kaloma Cardwell’s complaint against Davis Polk & Wardwell for racial discrimination. It wasn’t because Cardwell unveiled the esteemed firm as some sinister establishment populated with bigots.

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Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen is a senior columnist at The American Lawyer and the creator of The Careerist blog.

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