Law firms and companies across the U.S. have joined the national dialogue on race and equality—sprouting up amid outcry over the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others — to take a fresh look at how their corporate cultures can better incorporate diversity and inclusion.
But every effort to change culture comes with a cost: disruption of the status quo. Is the legal profession willing to pay it? Subscribe to the Black Lawyers Speak series wherever you get your podcasts.
As law firms and companies have advanced the national dialogue on race and equality, so has Bloomberg Law. Since July, we’ve redoubled our efforts to tell the stories of African American lawyers — from those leading law firms and companies to those leading law schools. To read more about how these attorneys are using their positions of influence to create change in our profession, check out a sampling of our recent coverage below. —Lisa Helem, executive editor, strategic initiatives