What does it mean to be a person of color in power in the legal industry? Is there pressure to conform or code-switch to make oneself appear more “presentable” in the legal profession? Are there any unique struggles that you’ve faced as a person of color in leadership in Law? How should people of color pursue success in the legal profession? This panel will explore these questions and more.
Moderated by Yadira Ramos-Herbert
- Hon. Edwina Mendelson
- Natalie Reid, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
- Sheila E. Isong, National Political Director, Civic Engagement at NAACP
- Linton Mann III, Partner, Simpson & Thacher