Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

diverse hands raisedThe legal profession must work harder to closer resemble our ever changing and evolving national demographics. The abysmal statistics on diversity in law illustrate the less than surprising limitations of public pledges, collective hand-wringing and even the sincerest mea culpas. We are being confronted by hard evidence that being successful as it relates to diversity and inclusion requires more than good intentions.

As president of the National Bar Association, I know first-hand that the field is trying to promote change, as evidenced from the recent open letter from 170 corporate law department leaders to direct their legal services spend to law firms that get results on diversity. Still it is far from enough.

This premium content is locked for
New York Law Journal subscribers only.

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?
Interested in customizing your subscription with Law.com All Access?
Contact our Sales Professionals at 1-855-808-4530 or send an email to groupsales@alm.com to learn more.


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2019 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.