Legal Industry Is Still Running Behind On Diversity Work

Law360 (November 30, 2020, 8:23 PM EST) -- The legal industry is still struggling to meet diversity and inclusion standards set by other professional services and has seen drops in several indicators over the last few years, according to a survey released Monday.

The latest Inclusion Index by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association and executive search consultancy firm Russell Reynolds Associates drew responses from nearly 300 attorneys from law firms and corporate legal departments. Its results were based on responses submitted between July 2019 and June 2020.

The survey, of which more than 70% of the respondents identified as Asian, Black or African, or Hispanic or Latino, found that...

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