BigLaw Champions Diversity In Wake Of Charlottesville

Law360, New York (August 16, 2017, 7:49 PM EDT) -- Several BigLaw firms have spoken out this week against the deadly violence Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, and President Donald Trump’s response, taking the opportunity to reaffirm their commitment to diversity, tolerance and inclusion within their firms.

In statements to their employees, the leaders of multiple prominent law firms joined the chorus of government leaders and corporate executives united in their rejection of the white nationalism and white supremacy on display last weekend as well as the president's unwillingness to condemn it.

"For most of us as individuals, our immediate and visceral reaction to these heartbreaking events was revulsion," Angela Styles, Phil...

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