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Why You Should Attend:
This Studio Briefing series features leading experts in legal professional development addressing topics that are reshaping how law firms and legal departments develop and retain their talent. Chaired by Jennifer Bluestein, Chief Talent Officer at Perkins Coie LLP and author of the PLI treatises, “An Associate's First Year: A Guide to Thriving at a Law Firm” and “Stepping It Up: A Guide for Mid-Level Law Firm Associates,” this episode covers diversity, equity and inclusion in law firms. Featuring, Genhi Givings Bailey, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Perkins Coie LLP, our faculty discuss defining terms in DEI as well as spotting subtle and overt inequities, demonstrating allyship and finding ways to maintain a rewarding workload as a diverse attorney.
What You Will Learn:
- Demonstrating allyship
- Invisible differences—there are many kinds of diversity; someone who may not look different may have unique histories that impact their behavior, opportunities and how they work
- Interrupting bias
- Spotting microinequities
- What to do if you are diverse and having trouble filling up your plate
Who Should Attend:
All lawyers interested in learning about DEI in legal practice should find this program informative.
PLI’s Studio Briefings are on-demand video CLE programs that feature an intimate and engaging round table discussion format with legal and industry experts addressing a range of topics. Visit our landing page for our library of PLI Studio Briefings.