This past weekend, I spoke at Georgetown Law Journal’s symposium on post-racialism. It was a great symposium. Congratulations to the student editors!
The scheduled roundtable discussions during the event focused on diversity in law firms. One of the issues discussed was the low number of minority attorneys, especially partners, at law firms. At many firms, there are no or just one or two minority partners within each racial group (Only 20% of all partners are women.). Even at firms with a more sizeable number of minority associates, those associates tend to leave the firms by the fourth or fifth year. Read More