‘It’s a Real Business Issue’: How Clients Are Making Firms Embrace Diversity Goals

Law firms have a long way to go in seeing the results of their diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, but many are devoting more resources to those initiatives. Clients remain a driving force behind that progress, law firm leaders and in-house leaders said Thursday during a panel discussion hosted by the New York State Bar Association.

Firm leaders from Steptoe & Washington, Baker McKenzie and DLA Piper spoke on the panel, discussing the critical role in-house counsel have played in stepping up their own diversity and inclusion efforts.

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