Legal Industry Diversity Takes Back Seat In Recession

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 4:43 PM EST) -- The economic recession is undoing the diversity gains the legal profession has made in past decades by drying up funds for diversity initiatives, according to a new report.

The report, Diversity in the Legal Profession: The Next Steps, which was produced for the American Bar Association Presidential Initiative Commission on Diversity and is slated to be released on Friday, praised the consensus on the need for comprehensive diversity strategies within the legal profession, but noted that demographic projections for the legal profession in 2010 do not...
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