LGBT Initiatives Slowly Flourishing At Law Firms

Law360, New York (July 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- When the National Lesbian and Gay Law Association launched its first annual career fair for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender law students in 2002, it drew about half a dozen mostly nonprofit recruiters. Six years later, a large chunk of the 150 recruiters slated to attend the event next month will hail from the country's top 100 law firms, signaling the increased focus that firms are paying to recruiting and retaining LGBT attorneys.

While most law firms have had some sort of diversity program geared toward...
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