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Building Allyship Among Attorneys of Color

July 16, 2020

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


1pm- 2pm


Brandon R. Mita
Associate, Littler Mendelson

Rasha Gerges Shields
Partner, Jones Day

Michael A. Wilder
Shareholder, Littler Mendelson


Robert White
Executive Director, CMCP


1.0 hour CA MCLE Recognition and Elimination of Bias Credit