Increasing Diversity at Top Law Firms
Nov. 14 event features Profs. Olati Johnson and Susan Sturm
November 13, 2007 (NEW YORK) – Olati Johnson and Susan Sturm, Columbia Law School professors with expertise on race and diversity issues, will be part of a panel discussion Nov. 14 on how to increase diversity at top law firms.
The event, called ``Taking Action: New Thoughts on Achieving Racial, Ethnic and Gender Diversity in the Legal profession,’’ will include speakers from the corporate, legal and academic worlds. The event is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by the law firm of Clifford Chance.
WHAT: ``Taking Action: New Thoughts on Achieving Racial, Ethnic and Gender Diversity in the Legal Profession.’’
WHEN: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 107, 435 W 116 Street, between Amsterdam Ave. and Morningside Drive, New York City. Via subway: #1 train to 116 Street (Broadway)/Columbia University.
Olati Johnson, Associate Professor of Law, Columbia Law School; Susan Sturm, Columbia Law School’s George M. Jaffin Professor of Law and Social Responsibility; Duane Hughes, an executive director in the law division of Morgan Stanley; Terri Austin, chief diversity officer at AIG; and Warren Feldman, a partner in the Litigation and Dispute resolution practice of Clifford Chance.
Those interested in attending can RSVP to [email protected]