- ArticlesPutting Its Money Where the Diversity Is: Corporate America’s Collaborative Actions to Increase Diversity in Law Firms
For years, the legal world has shied away from diversity, falling behind the inclusion rates of other professions. By implementing newly created disclosure techniques, leaders in corporate America can take advantage of the untapped potential in the room and drive change from top to bottom.
This resource is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) checklist, developed by N.Cornell Boggs, III of Quarles & Brady LLP, that provides a thought starting process for In-house leaders and their corporate legal department as they engage in conversations that are aimed at making improvements internally, and externally with the service providers their company works with.
Around the globe, corporations are overwhelmingly looking to close the diversity gap. However, a disparity remains between the growth of gender and racial diversity — with gender diversity growing at a faster pace. By decoding this phenomenon, in-house counsel can better understand the impact of this shift, and adapt processes to reap the benefits of having a truly diverse work force.