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General counsel call law firms to action on diversity

General counsel call law firms to action on diversity

Jean Lee, president and CEO of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, said the recent emphasis by GCs on law firm diversity is actually the fourth call to action from in-house lawyers. The first calls came in 1999 and 2004, Lee said, and the third came in 2016...

Are Legal Departments Really Better Than Firms at Diversity?

Are Legal Departments Really Better Than Firms at Diversity?

“How are [companies] having diverse teams if the law firms, the very places you go to, are not diverse? You’re demanding diversity. That forces the law firms to say, we should think about ways to get diverse people,” said Jean Lee, the president and CEO of the...

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