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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...

Dechert lawyer named among 25 Influential Black Women in Business

Dechert lawyer named among 25 Influential Black Women in Business

She is the recipient of numerous industry accolades, including the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Rising Star award, DC Access to Justice Commission’s Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll recipient, the National Bar Association’s Outstanding Partner in a Firm...

Diversity and Inclusion—BigLaw Partners “Classes”

Diversity and Inclusion—BigLaw Partners “Classes”

According to the ABA Commission of Women in the Profession and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s report issued in 2018, women of color, white women, and men of color have reported that they have to go “above and beyond” to get the same recognition and...

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