Skadden ploughs $10m into NY diversity venture
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has committed almost $10m (£5.07m) to a new programme backing students from minority backgrounds to address what the New York heavyweight called a "persistent lack of diversity" in the legal profession, writes the New York Law Journal. Skadden - the top-grossing firm on the Am Law 100 - will commit $9.6m (£4.87m) over the next decade toward an honours programme designed to encourage and support minority students at the City College of New York to become attorneys.
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