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Similarities Between Kentucky Country Clubs and Boston Law Firms

Comparing the number of black members at Kentucky's private clubs versus Boston's major law firms. The results may surprise you. In a post last month, I compared the opportunity gap for women at major law firms in New York and San Francisco with the gap for women at Walmart, which is being...

Women of Color in Law Firms

Exploring the findings of two studies on the experience of women of color in law firms. In 2006, the American Bar Association (ABA) published "Visible Invisibility: Women of Color in Law Firms ." The report, which highlighted the intersectional inequalities experienced by women of color, instantly...

Diversity & The Bar: Spotlighting Minority and Women Attorneys as Chief Legal Officer of Fortune 500 and 1000 Companies

The Association of Corporate Counsel and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association will spotlight advances of minority and women attorneys. The next issue of Diversity & The Bar will feature women who have advanced to the position of Chief Legal Officer of Fortune 500 and 1000 companies. The upcoming...

Diverse Attorneys Making Progress but Still Behind on Partnership Prospects

Last year, data from the annual Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey suggested that minority lawyers had been disproportionately affected by the economic downturn , with previously reported gains halted-in some cases, reversed-in 2009. The latest survey results, however, provide evidence that the legal...