Oscars Shine Spotlight On Atty's Work On 'Inclusion Rider'

By Sam Reisman (March 5, 2018, 6:22 PM EST) -- Kalpana Kotagal, a civil rights and employment partner at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, had already switched off the TV on Sunday night when Frances McDormand took the stage at the Academy Awards and drew the world's attention to her work.

"I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentlemen," McDormand said at the conclusion of her speech, accepting her second Oscar for best actress. "Inclusion rider."

The speech sent audiences racing to Google to research the relatively obscure phrase, which refers to a clause actors with negotiating power can insert into their contracts requiring studios to...

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