The national outcry over the murder of George Floyd reminds us, yet again, of the unique challenges faced by African Americans and all people of color in the United States. That also applies to diverse lawyers and women, who must overcome so much more to attain success in the American legal profession, whether in corporations or Am Law 100 firms. 

So in addition to the anxiety we all feel about recent events and a global pandemic, I’ve also come down with something else: an acute case of deja vu.