By Jacqueline Bell (May 17, 2016, 6:47 PM EDT) -- The legal industry remains by some measures the least diverse profession in the U.S., proving resistant to broader demographic shifts despite a generation of workplace diversity initiatives and more than two decades of top-tier law schools graduating a growing number of minority attorneys.
Data from the latest economic survey done by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that 81 percent of legal industry employees are white, making it the least diverse among white-collar professions tracked by the agency, including engineering, architecture and financial services.
The latest Law360 Diversity Snapshot also shows a striking lack of diversity at U.S. law firms — with...
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