Fisher Phillips Attorneys in Louisville Offer Insights into Achieving Diversity at the Law Firm Partnership Level
Nationally, many law firms have struggled to achieve gender and racial diversity at the partnership level. Writing for Louisville Bar Association’s Bar Briefs magazine, partner Cynthia Doll and associate Ashby Angell highlighted relevant statistics that underscore the issue and suggested ways firms can encourage and advance diversity. Among their recommendations are implementing flexible and part-time work schedules, developing women’s intra-firm initiatives and establishing a Chief Diversity Officer within the firm.
With the spotlight on increasing diversity of all kinds, firms must examine the diversity, or lack thereof, among their attorneys and determine how best to recruit and retain those attorneys, Cynthia and Ashby said.
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