In 2005, two Asian-American lawyers, and longtime friends, called each other to discuss an issue that had been on their minds: at the top of their industry, few people looked like them. And it didn’t seem likely that would change anytime soon.

Currently, around 80 percent of top legal officers are white. That number grows to 90 percent for the largest legal departments, according to data from the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.

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