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Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2014 (Free)

Released on: Mar. 6, 2014
Running Time: 03:10:26

Running Time Segment Title Faculty Format
[00:55:22] Recent Legal Developments that Impact Diversity Juan Cartagena ~ President and General Counsel, LatinoJustice PRLDEF
D'Arcy Kemnitz ~ Executive Director, National LGBT Bar Association
Professor Theodore M Shaw ~ Professor of Law, Columbia Law School; Of Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright;, Former Director-Counsel & President, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.
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[00:58:32] The Strategy of Diversity Recruiting Jane DiRenzo Pigott ~ Managing Director, R3 Group LLC
Katherine Frink-Hamlett ~ President, Frink-Hamlett Legal Solutions, Inc.
Petal Modeste ~ Assistant Dean and Dean of Career Services, Columbia Law School
Anna L. Brown ~ Special Attorney and Director of Diversity, Shearman & Sterling LLP
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[01:16:32] The Corporate Perspective Mona Papillon ~ Senior Attorney - Advisor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Veta P Hurst ~ Acting Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Richard Meade ~ Chief Legal Officer - International, Prudential
Lorraine S. McGowen ~ Partner and Chair of Diversity Initiatives, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Bruce Jackson ~ Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Corporation
Andrew Lipton ~ Executive Director, Legal and Compliance, Morgan Stanley
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The challenges of creating an inclusive work environment remain great. In this year’s Diversity and Inclusion program, a renowned faculty of practitioners, in-house counsel, diversity directors and related professionals will discuss recent legal developments that impact diversity, the current status of key diversity initiatives, recruiting practices, and  the challenges and best practices for achieving a diverse workplace.

Lecture Topics  [Total time 03:10:26]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

  • Recent Legal Developments that Impact Diversity [00:55:22]
    Juan Cartagena, D'Arcy Kemnitz, Professor Theodore M. Shaw
  • The Strategy of Diversity Recruiting [00:58:32]
    Anna L. Brown, Petal Modeste, J.D., MBA, Jane DiRenzo Pigott, Katherine Frink-Hamlett
  • The Corporate Perspective [01:16:32]
    Lorraine S. McGowen, Richard Meade, Mona Papillon, Andrew Lipton, Veta P. Hurst, Bruce Jackson

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Ligon v. City of New York—Opinion and Order
    Juan Cartagena
  • Floyd v. City of New York—Opinion and Order
    Juan Cartagena
  • LGBT Representation up in 2012
    D'Arcy Kemnitz
  • 2009 Diversity Best Practices Guide
    D'Arcy Kemnitz
  • The Business Case for Diversity: Reality or Wishful Thinking?
    D'Arcy Kemnitz
  • Representation of Women Associates Falls for Fourth Straight Year as Minority Associates Continue to Make Gains—Women and Minority Partners Continue to Make Small Gains
    Anna L. Brown
  • The State of Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession
  • The In-House & Government Perspective on Diversity and Inclusion in Today’s Business Environment
    Andrew Lipton, Bruce Jackson, Lorraine S. McGowen, Mona Papillon, Richard Meade, Veta P. Hurst
  • Executive Order 13583—Establishing a Coordinated Government-Wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce (August 18, 2011)
    Lorraine S. McGowen
  • Section 342, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, Section 342, Office of Minority and Women Inclusion
    Lorraine S. McGowen
  • Securities and Exchange Commission Office of Minority and Women Inclusion—Annual Report (April 24, 2013)
    Lorraine S. McGowen
  • Proposed Interagency Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards for Assessing the Diversity Policies and Practices of Entities Regulated by the Agencies and Request for Comment
    Lorraine S. McGowen
  • PLI Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2014 Selected Bibliography
    Lorraine S. McGowen
  • Questionnaire for 2013 Morgan Stanley Outside Counsel Diversity Survey
    Andrew Lipton
  • Morgan Stanley—MCCA’s 2012 Employer of Choice
    Andrew Lipton
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (March 2012)
    Mona Papillon, Veta P. Hurst
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Diversity and Inclusion Policy Statement
    Mona Papillon, Veta P. Hurst
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion: Valuing People, Perspectives, and Ideas as We Enforce the Laws for the American Workforce (PowerPoint Slides)
    Mona Papillon, Veta P. Hurst

Presentation Material

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion: Valuing People, Perspectives, and Ideas as we Enforce the Laws for the American Workforce
    Mona Papillon, Veta P. Hurst
Co-Chair(s)
Anna L. Brown ~ Special Attorney and Director of Diversity, Shearman & Sterling LLP
Lorraine S. McGowen ~ Partner and Chair of Diversity Initiatives, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Speaker(s)
Juan Cartagena ~ President and General Counsel, LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Katherine Frink-Hamlett ~ President, Frink-Hamlett Legal Solutions, Inc.
Veta P. Hurst ~ Acting Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Bruce Jackson ~ Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Corporation
D'Arcy Kemnitz ~ Executive Director, National LGBT Bar Association
Andrew Lipton ~ Executive Director, Legal and Compliance, Morgan Stanley
Richard Meade ~ Chief Legal Officer - International, Prudential
Petal Modeste ~ Assistant Dean and Dean of Career Services, Columbia Law School
Mona Papillon ~ Senior Attorney - Advisor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Jane DiRenzo Pigott ~ Managing Director, R3 Group LLC
Professor Theodore M. Shaw ~ Professor of Law, Columbia Law School; Of Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright;, Former Director-Counsel & President, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.

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"Excellent panel of speakers – great ideas for inclusion."
- 2013 attendee

"The panelists were very eloquent and well-versed on their respective subjects."
- 2013 attendee

"This was an extremely good topic that was very well delivered. I truly enjoyed it and would certainly seek to have it brought and discussed at my workplace."
- 2013 attendee