Brad Smith

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    Biglaw, Minority Issues, Munger Tolles & Olson, Partner Issues, Rankings, White & Case

    The Top 10 Firms Where Minorities Succeed In Making Partner

    The legal profession has a long way to go when it comes to diversity and inclusion, according to columnist Renwei Chung, but some firms are doing a great job of positively distinguishing themselves in these areas.

    11 Comments / / Jul 31, 2015 at 12:08 PM
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    Minority Issues, Racism

    How Racially Tolerant Is The Legal Profession In Our Post-Racial Society?

    The legal profession must strive to be more racially tolerant if it aspires to be as diverse as the country it serves.

    86 Comments / / Jan 9, 2015 at 2:17 PM
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    Football, In-House Counsel, Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 01.22.14

    * Microsoft’s General Counsel was once asked to help police stop a serial killer because he’s Batman. [Business Insider]

    * Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is joining DLA Piper. A transportation expert is exactly what you need for a firm that doesn’t know where its offices are. [Chicago Tribune]

    * The legal fallout of the fight between Nick Saban’s daughter and her friend is now sitting in front of an Alabama judge. One thing is certain: this case would get dismissed if somebody could’ve avoid a 100 yard FG return for a touchdown. [ABC News]

    * Congratulations to Paul Weiss on winning “Securities Litigation Department of the Year.” The award could also be called, “Wow, you helped Citi get out of a lot of jams this year!” [The American Lawyer]

    * A KU law grad is donating $1 million to provide scholarships to a new generation of Jayhawk lawyers to run their firm’s March Madness brackets. [Topeka Capital-Journal]

    0 Comments / / Jan 22, 2014 at 9:30 AM