Diversity's Next Step: Developing Minority Partners

Law360 (January 17, 2019, 5:52 PM EST) -- Diversity consultant Verna Myers once said, “Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.” And, we all want to be asked to dance, right? Most legal industry observers would likely agree that law firms are doing a better job of diversifying their associate classes and inviting diverse talent to the party. Yet, that is not the case when it comes to inclusion — retaining minority lawyers until partnership — which is where the dancing begins.

The numbers spell it out. A 2018 National Association for Law Placement study, for example, found that approximately 23 percent of...

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