Fisher Phillips CDO Regina Petty Discusses Importance of Diversity Role with Law360
Amid client requests, more law firms over the past year have added diversity and inclusion professionals to their C-suite. Law360 spoke with Chief Diversity Officer, Regina Petty, for their article “More Firms Boosting Diversity Roles Amid Client Pressure,” about how an elevated role with firm management will allow diversity professionals to drive change to meet diversity and inclusion goals. She told Law360, "By making the diversity officer role a part of the C-suite, all of the departments of the firm, the managers and leaders of the firm treat my input and my assistance and guidance with the same level of regard that they treat our firm chairman, which is critical to actually seeing change occur."
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