NYC Bar Says Bias Stymies Firms' Diversity Push

Law360, New York (June 19, 2014, 8:09 PM EDT) -- Minority representation at New York City law firms was up again last year, according to a bar report released Thursday, but firms saw higher turnover among female and minority lawyers than among white men and declining diversity on management committees.

The 2013 Benchmarking Report from the New York City Bar Association said firm representatives interviewed as part of the survey "described manifestations of unconscious bias against minority and women attorneys, explaining how biases influence the advancement of diverse attorneys and asserting the need for individuals to...
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