2 Minority Views From The Top Of BigLaw

Law360, New York (June 18, 2015, 2:31 PM EDT) -- While the percentage of minority attorneys at U.S. law firms remains disproportionately low, the senior management side of BigLaw paints an even bleaker picture of diversity — only a handful of the 100 largest U.S. firms by attorney head count are currently helmed by minority attorneys. Offering that rare perspective in this regard are Cesar Alvarez, co-chairman of Greenberg Traurig LLP, and Eduardo Leite, chairman of the executive committee at Baker & McKenzie. Here are their thoughts, in their own words.

Cesar Alvarez, Greenberg Traurig

When I started as an attorney at Greenberg Traurig in 1973, it was not unusual to...

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