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Building Allyship Among Attorneys of Color

Thursday, July 16

During this program, participants will:

  • Briefly examine demographic data and historical trends regarding numbers of racial minority attorneys at US law firms
  • Discuss barriers and traditional barriers to retention and advancement of attorneys of color
  • Discuss how law firm affinity groups, ERGs and individual minority attorneys have worked to advance minority attorneys

Explore opportunities for allyship and collaboration across boundaries of racial identity

Details:

1pm- 2pm

Speakers:

Brandon R. Mita
Associate, Littler Mendelson

Rasha Gerges Shields
Partner, Jones Day

Michael A. Wilder
Shareholder, Littler Mendelson

Moderator:

Robert White
Executive Director, CMCP

MCLE:

1.0 hour CA MCLE Recognition and Elimination of Bias Credit