Insight on Diversity

Successful Firm Diversity: Mission Impossible or the A-Team?

, The Legal Intelligencer


By definition, diversity means different. In law firms, depending on whom you ask, the term "diversity" may evoke contrary meanings. For some it means having good diversity statistics for marketing purposes, and for others it may mean attention to race relations and equality. The more important question, however, is what should diversity really mean for partners and associates in law firm culture? Diversity should stand for a firmwide principle of inclusion in which no lawyer feels excluded.

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