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Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2018

Released on: Apr. 27, 2018
Running Time: 03:25:48

Please note that newly admitted New York attorneys (attorneys admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less)  cannot earn credit for this program.  Attorneys licensed in New York, California, Illinois, Florida or Minnesota can earn Bias or Diversity Credit.

This program qualifies for CPD-Ontario Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Professionalism Hours (EDI Hours).

Law continues to be one of the least diverse professions in the United States, and the challenges of creating an inclusive law office environment continue. In this year’s Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice program, a faculty of attorneys and diversity professionals will discuss recent legal developments that impact diversity, and best practices for achieving a sustainable, diverse law office workplace.

A networking reception, scheduled at the conclusion of the program (5:15-6:00 pm), will provide New York City program attendees with the opportunity to meet with faculty and colleagues.

Lecture Topics [Total time 03:25:48]

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

  • Opening Remarks* [00:06:55]
    Lorraine S. McGowen, Nate Saint-Victor
  • Diversity in Law Practice: Recent Legal Developments [00:59:13]
    E. Macey Russell, Lorraine S. McGowen, Professor Tanya K. Hernandez, D'Arcy Kemnitz, Angela C. Winfield
  • Looking Forward: Emerging Trends and the Impact of Changing Demographics on Diversity and Inclusion Efforts in Law Offices [00:59:54]
    Debbie Epstein Henry, Diane T. Ashley, Sandra S. Yamate, Satra Sampson-Arokium
  • Best Practices: A Roundtable Discussion on Diversity & Inclusion [01:19:44]
    Michelle C. Ifill, Nate Saint-Victor, Adrienne D. Gonzalez, Jennifer Prioleau, Vanessa Abrahams-John, Sonia Low

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

  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • Ground Hog’s Day: The Continuing Decline of African American Partners in Law Firms—Is Anyone Willing to Help? (Strategies Exist to Solve the Problem)©
    E. Macey Russell
  • Making Implicit Bias Research Relevant In Employment Discrimination Cases
    Tanya K. Hernandez
  • Attorneys with Disabilities: Shedding Light on the Invisible Element of Diversity
    Angela C. Winfield
  • Developing a Healthy Appetite for Risk in Your Career
    Debbie Epstein Henry
  • Responsive Initiative: A Fresh Twist on Innovation
    Debbie Epstein Henry
  • Striking the Self-Promotion Balance: Demonstrating your Value Without Being the Obnoxious One in the Room
    Debbie Epstein Henry
  • Why Work Life Still Matters
    Debbie Epstein Henry
  • The Evolving Legal Talent Pool
    Debbie Epstein Henry
  • Competing Interests III: Taking Action to Make Diversity & Inclusion a Reality
    Sandra S. Yamate
  • Women in law firms (Report)
    Marc Brodherson, Laura McGee, Michelle C. Ifill, Mariana Pires dos Reis
  • From Bystanders to Upstanders: Amplifying Diversity Efforts Through Action
    Meredith Moore, Nate Saint-Victor, Drew Gulley
  • Diversity Benchmarking Report 2016
    Nate Saint-Victor
  • Diversity Assessment Report for Entities Regulated by the SEC
    Nate Saint-Victor

Presentation Material

  • Ground Hog’s Day: The Continuing Decline in African American Partners and Challenges That Lie Ahead
    E. Macey Russell
  • Ambition: Women Powering Up
    Debbie Epstein Henry
  • Best Practices: A Roundtable Discussion on Diversity & Inclusion
    Nate Saint-Victor
Co-Chair(s)
Lorraine S. McGowen ~ Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Nate Saint-Victor ~ Executive Director, Legal and Compliance Division, Morgan Stanley
Speaker(s)
Vanessa Abrahams-John ~ Executive Director, Diversity, Inclusion & Talent Acquisition , Praxair, Inc.
Diane T. Ashley ~ Chief Diversity Officer and OMWI Director, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Debbie Epstein Henry ~ Co-Founder, Bliss Lawyers, Founder,DEH Consulting, Speaking, Writing
Adrienne D. Gonzalez ~ Lead - BOLD People & Business Resource Group, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Professor Tanya K. Hernandez ~ Archibald R. Murray Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law
Michelle C. Ifill ~ Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Verizon
D'Arcy Kemnitz ~ Executive Director, National LGBT Bar Association
Sonia Low ~ General Counsel, The ONE Group
Robert A. Marchman ~ Executive Vice President, Enforcement Department, FINRA
Jennifer Prioleau ~ Division Counsel, HP Inc.
E. Macey Russell ~ Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
Satra Sampson-Arokium ~ Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Dechert LLP
Angela C. Winfield ~ Director of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity, Cornell University
Sandra S. Yamate ~ Chief Executive Officer, The Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession
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Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2018 Lorraine S. McGowen, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Nate Saint-Victor, Morgan Stanley
Anna L. Brown, Baker & McKenzie LLP
 
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