How White Privilege Helped Me Succeed In BigLaw

By Scott McLaughlin (June 13, 2020, 5:31 PM EDT) -- The murder of George Floyd seems to have finally awakened some of white America to the idea of white privilege.

As a straight, white Boomer-generation man, I have a lot of experience with white privilege because I have enjoyed its benefits for my entire life — including in my legal career. It follows me around like my white skin and I have allowed myself to become so used to it that I have to make myself notice it.

The legal industry, also, has become complacent about privileging whiteness. It has long failed to create a level playing field for minority and female...

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