<i>Business team at a meeting in a light and modern office environment.</i> Business team at a meeting in a light and modern office environment. Photo Credit: Fotolia

Crystal D. Deazle joined Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell as director of professional development and recruitment. This newly created role will focus on recruiting associate candidates and developing and retaining the firm’s attorneys, said the firm in a press release.

This new role will also focus on fostering the professional development of the firm’s associates as well as advancing Morris Nichols’ commitment to diversity.

Deazle brings more than a decade of experience in law school career services. She has worked in recruiting, career counseling, and employer relations roles at the Widener University Delaware Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. A champion for diversity in the workplace, Morris Nichols said, Deazle co-chaired the National Association for Law Placement Diversity Initiative in 2010 and served on the board of the Philadelphia Area Diversity Job Fair (PADJF) from 2004 to 2015.

She is a 2001 graduate of Cornell Law School.