Sunday, January 18, 2015

February 19: Web+NYC - Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015 #MCLE

The challenges of creating an inclusive work environment remain great. At this year’s Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice program, a renowned faculty of attorneys and diversity professionals will discuss significant legal developments that impact diversity, implicit bias, the current status of key diversity initiatives, and the challenges and best practices for achieving a diverse workplace.
What You Will Learn
  • Implicit bias: what it is, how it affects your business, how to address it
  • Diversity Pipeline Initiatives: a discussion of best practices to strengthen the pipeline of diverse talent coming into organizations and creating an inclusive atmosphere that will promote their success.
  • Roundtable update on diversity: Important legal developments , best practices, retention issues
This program will be of great interest to all attorneys concerned about issues of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, including partners and associates, in-house counsel, diversity directors, and attorneys working in government or nonprofit organizations.
Title:
Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015
When/Where:
February 19, 2015
1:45 PM Eastern
Webcast - Register Now!
Also presented in-person in New York.
Description:
Speakers:
  • Raymond Abbott ~ Associate General Counsel - Research, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Ricardo A. Anzaldua ~ Executive Vice President and General Counsel, MetLife, Inc.
  • Werten Bellamy ~ President, Stakeholders, Inc.
  • Jacqueline A. Berrien ~ Former Chair, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Gabrielle Lyse Brown ~ Director of Diversity and Inclusion, New York City Bar Association
  • Patricia K. Gillette ~ Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Bruce Jackson ~ Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Corporation
  • Alan Jenkins ~ Executive Director, Co-Founder, The Opportunity Agenda
  • Richard Meade ~ Chief Legal Officer - International, Prudential
  • Janai S. Nelson ~ Associate Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
  • Howard Ross ~ Founder & Chief Learning Officer, Cook Ross Inc.
  • Karla G. Sanchez ~ Executive Deputy Attorney General, New York State Attorney General
  • Joseph West ~ President & CEO, Minority Corporate Counsel Association
  • Benjamin F. Wilson ~ Managing Principal, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
  • Sandra S. Yamate ~ Chief Executive Officer, The Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession
  • Co-Chairs
    • Anna L. Brown ~ Special Attorney/Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Shearman & Sterling LLP
    • Lorraine S. McGowen ~ Partner and Chair of Diversity Initiatives, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    • Nate Saint-Victor ~ Executive Director, Legal and Compliance Division, Morgan Stanley
  • Program Attorney: Janet L. Siegel ~ Program Attorney, Practising Law Institute.
Credits:
Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
By:
Practising Law Institute
Cost:
Free
More Information And Registration

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