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Some Reflections On The Importance Of Today, Juneteenth

Some Reflections On The Importance Of Today, Juneteenth

According to Above the Law’s running tally, more than 50 major law firms are observing Juneteenth today, in some form or another. This is a good thing, especially in light of data from Vault and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) showing that black...

Some Reflections On The Importance Of Today, Juneteenth

Wonder Women in Business Ally: John Iino

John Iino is a proven change agent, helping individuals and organizations achieve excellence through his experience as a global law firm leader, diversity professional and executive coach...Recognized as one of the top three major law firms to receive the Thomas Sager...

Some Reflections On The Importance Of Today, Juneteenth

The great exodus

Jean Lee, president and CEO of Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) in the US, believes this is almost par for the course for the majority of minority lawyers. “No-one will ever talk about it openly, because it’s detrimental to your career,” she says.....“You...

Some Reflections On The Importance Of Today, Juneteenth

ANALYSIS: Black Workers Are Under-Represented in Legal Industry

An October 2019 survey of 238 large law firms by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association and Vault found that black lawyers made up 4.83% of associates and only 1.94% of equity partners. Whites made up 73.38% of associates and 89.87% of equity partners. Blacks are...

Some Reflections On The Importance Of Today, Juneteenth

New implicit-bias tool offers insight and answers

"The existence of implicit bias in the legal profession is both obvious and well-documented. In 2016, the American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association partnered with the Center for WorkLife Law at the...

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