Diversity in the Legal Profession: Law Departments, Firms and Courts
2 NY Credits: 1 Ethics; 1 DIEB; Non-transitional; 2 NJ Credits: 1 Ethics; 1 General
Member: $50 | Non-member: $75
Although ABA Resolution 113 urged "all providers of legal services, including law firms and corporations, to expand and create opportunities at all levels of responsibility for diverse attorneys," the legal profession still has not achieved its goal of having a workforce comprised of people of diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences.
Our panel of judges, corporate counsel and law firm attorneys will discuss the importance of a diverse, inclusive and bias free workplace. The panelists will provide differing perspectives and share their experiences on how to recognize implicit bias, strategies for dealing with instances of bias and policies and procedures that can be implemented to sustain a diverse and inclusive environment
Program Chair & Moderator: Gregory Markel, Chair, New York Litigation, National Litigation Leadership Team, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Faculty: Hon. Denny Chin, 2d Cir., Ct of Appeals; Marla Alhadeff, Deputy General Counsel, BNY Mellon; Lorie Almon, Executive Committee, Co-head New York Office, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Tracee Davis, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Maria Douvas, U.S. General Counsel & Global Head of Litigation, RBC; Erika Engelson, Head of Americas Litigation, Deutsche Bank; Riche McKnight, Sr. VP, Deputy General Counsel & Global Head of Litigation, Endeavor
Original Tape Date: May 16, 2019
All Programs include: 1 Affirmation and 1 Evaluation Form and Course Materials.
To receive CLE credit for program in Online Video Format:
Online Videos are embedded with CLE codes that you must type into a supplied online affirmation sheet. Submit the online affirmation to the NYCLA CLE Institute to be issued a CLE certificate. We recommend that you watch the video as soon as possible.
We can only issue CLE credit if the law is still current.
Course Materials: The link to download course materials will be listed on the Online Video webpage.
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