Written by: Nathan Cemenska, Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions
While increasing diversity can seem like a daunting task, having quantifiable goals is a key and helpful step for kickstarting progress. Here are three steps for ensuring your organization can quantify its pathway to diversity.
The legal industry, like many others, has been working to improve its efforts toward diversity and inclusion. According to the American Bar Association (ABA), 85% of lawyers in the United States were white and 64% were men as recently as 2018. A myriad of initiatives aimed at remedying the lack of diversity exist, but one place corporate legal departments (CLDs) can start is by requiring an improvement in the diversity of their outside counsel.